Frogs!

Strange and Wonderful

By Laurence Pringle; Meryl Henderson (Illustrator)
(Boyds Mills Press, Hardcover, 9781590783719, 29pp.)

Publication Date: April 2012

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Description
Are kids going to love this book? Is a frog waterproof? The latest title in the popular Strange and Wonderful series delivers the awe-inspiring variety of the world's hoppiest amphibians. The goliath frog is more than a foot long. The tiny gold frog could sit on a dime. Some frogs have camouflage. Others wear bold colors warning their enemies that they are poisonous. Some frogs leap, others hop, one is a runner, and a few glide from tree to tree with their big, webbed hands and feet Laurence Pringle's knack for choosing and presenting surprising facts and Meryl Henderson's gift for beautiful, realistic nature illustrations come together once again in a celebration of one of nature's most fascinating marvels.



About the Author
Laurence Pringleis the respected author of more than ninety books for children and young adults. He is the author ofBats! Strange and Wonderful; Crows! Strange and Wonderful; Sharks! Strange and Wonderful; Dinosaurs! Strange and Wonderful;and others published by Boyds Mills Press. Laurence lives in West Nyack, New York.

Kathleen Kudlinski was born in Pennsylvania. When she grew up, she studied art and biology at the University of Maine. She became a science teacher, but when she stopped teaching, she tried writing. She is the author of books about Rosa Parks, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Dr. Seuss, and many more.
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