Finklehopper Frog (Hardcover)

By Irene Livingston, Kenny Harrison, Brian Lies (Illustrator)

Tricycle Press, 9781582460758, 1pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2005



Jogging is " the " thing to do in town, and Finklehopper Frog is eager to join in. To mark the occasion, Finkle finds an extra special jogging suit then hits the road."He hippied and he hoppied and he sang a sweet ker-chog, until he started wondering is THIS the way to jog?" Finklehopper''s doubts grow until one smart bunny helps Finkle discover that being part of the crowd doesn''t mean casting aside your own froggy style. Catchy, rhythmic prose and peppy vernacular are paired with bright illustrations of a distinctive animal community in what is sure to become an all-time read-aloud favorite.Recipient of the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio''s Gold Award. Lively diversity title. Highlights physical exercise for young children.

About the Author

Before becoming a writer, IRENE LIVINGSTON taught school and raised three talented daughters. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. BRIAN LIES has illustrated more than a dozen children's books, including New York Times bestseller "Bats at the Beach." He lives in Duxbury, Massachusetts.

Praise For Finklehopper Frog

Bounce and blithe spirit . . . bright, crisp acrylics." Publishers Weekly[A] fun read aloud." Booklist