The Mystery of Darwin's Frog

By Marty Crump; Martha L. Crump; Steve Jenkins (Illustrator)
(Boyds Mills Press, Hardcover, 9781590788646, 40pp.)

Publication Date: April 2013

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A frog packed with tadpoles! How could that be? No one had ever seen this species before, and they had certainly never seen a frog full of polliwogs. This is the story of a frog that stumped scientists for decades. Full color.

About the Author
Marty Crump is currently an adjunct professor of biology at Utah State and Northern Arizona Universities. She has been a herpetologist for more than forty-five years, working with tropical amphibians in the areas of parental care, reproduction, territoriality, cannibalism, and tadpole ecology. Her work hasdrawn attention to theissue ofdeclining amphibian populations. In addition to her science writing, In addition to her popular science writing, she is the author of the recent award-winning children s book, "The Mystery of Darwin s Frog". She lives in Logan, UT.

Steve Jenkins has illustrated many children s books, including What Do You Do with a Tail Like This?, a Caldecott Honor Book, and The Top of the World: Climbing Mount Everest, winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. He has also illustrated Wiggling Worms at Work, Life in a Coral Reef, and Almost Gone in the Let s-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. He lives in Boulder, Colorado.
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