Beware of the Frog (Hardcover)

By William Bee, William Bee (Illustrator)

Candlewick, 9780763639204, 48pp.

Publication Date: June 24, 2008

Fall 2008 Kids' List

“Mrs. Collywobbles lives on the edge of a big, dark, scary forest. In said forest, terrible creatures live, many of whom wish for nothing more than to dine on elderly women. But they never seem to pay attention to the sign that reads, 'Beware of the Frog.' And so goes this boldly illustrated, playfully narrated tale; dear reader, please beware of the twist ending.”
— Grant, DIESEL, A Bookstore, Oakland, CA
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With deliciously ugly villains and a gasp-inducing ending, this quirky tale of the unexpected will have readers croaking with laughter.

Sweet old Mrs. Collywobbles lives on the edge of a big, dark, scary wood, so it’s a good thing that she has a pet frog to protect her. Too bad for the Greedy Goblin, the Smelly Troll, and the Giant Hungry Ogre, who don’t take this little amphibian seriously (GOBBLE)!

About the Author

William Bee is the author-illustrator of AND THE TRAIN GOES . . . and WHATEVER. He lives in the English countryside.