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Once Upon A Time... there was a Thirsty Frog

A Tale About Sharing

DK, Maja Andersen (Illustrator)

Board book

List Price: 9.99*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Board book (11/30/2021)
Board book (7/6/2021)
Board book (7/6/2021)


Discover the Aboriginal Australian myth about a very thirsty frog named Tiddalik! The perfect bedtime story that will teach children the importance of sharing.

Introduce your little one to world cultures and folklore through this exciting fairytale. The charming story of a very thirsty frog will give your child magical dreams and teach them a precious life lesson.

Inside the colorful children's book ideal for 3-to-5-year olds, you'll find:

- Beautiful, vibrant illustrations that bring the stories to life.
- Simple text ideal for reading aloud, and for bedtime.
- Introduction to a lesser-known folk tale and stories for young children.
- A reference section at the end of the book that explains the cultural history behind each story.

Once Upon a Time... there was a Thirsty Frog follows the tale of the very thirsty frog who drank all the water in the land! Tiddalik, the frog, has to learn how to share so that the other animals can also quench their thirst. What will the other animals do? Will Tiddalik ever learn how to share?

Tuck your toddler or preschooler in with this charming retelling of the Aboriginal Australian story beautifully illustrated by Maja Andersen, bringing the fairy tale to life. Embark on an inspiring journey with Tiddalik, and teach your child emotional intelligence and the dangers of being selfish.

Go on a journey around the world with these new illustrated fables and novels that make the perfect addition to any child's bookshelf. Other books in this series include Once Upon a Time... there was a Little Bird, Once Upon a Time... there was a Greedy King, and Once Upon a Time... there was an Old Woman.

DK Children, 9780744039443, 16pp.

Publication Date: November 2, 2021

About the Author

Maja Andersen was born and raised in the United States to Danish parents. After graduating from the Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus, Ohio, Maja got a job at Hallmark Cards. Maja's illustration style is whimsical in subject matter and graphic in style. Maja takes inspiration from international folk art. Her interests include drawing on cocktail napkins, traveling, and flamenco dance.