Bradley McGogg, the Very Fine Frog

Bradley McGogg, the Very Fine Frog Cover

Bradley McGogg, the Very Fine Frog

By Tim Beiser; Rachel Berman (Illustrator)

Tundra Books (NY), Hardcover, 9780887768644, 24pp.

Publication Date: March 10, 2009

Eww What is that? Such horrible stew
Orange-colored roots that were sticky with goo. . . .
Bradley McGogg makes his home in the bog where there are plenty of yummy bugs for a frog to feed on. Upon finding his pantry bare one day, Bradley decides to meet his neighbors, in the hopes that they will share some of their favorite meals with him. But this bog frog soon finds that not all animals eat alike . . . .

About the Author

Rachel Berman earned a Ph.D. in Family Studies at the University of Guelph in 2000. She taught feminist research methods at York University and McMaster University prior to joining the School of Early Childhood Studies at Ryerson. She currently teaches courses on social research with children, theoretical frameworks for early childhood studies, and families and educational equity. Her research focuses on methods of inquiry, mothering, and perspectives of children and youth. She lives in Toronto with her two boys and two cats.