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Fabulous frogs

by Jenkins, Martin, 1959-

Format: Print Book 2016
Availability: Available at 25 Libraries 25 of 27 copies
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Braddock Carnegie Library Juvenile Fiction P ANIMAL POND JEN
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Brentwood Library Easy E 597.8 Jenkins
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Carnegie Library of McKeesport Children Non Fiction J 597.8 J417
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Summary
There are so many kinds of frogs in the world -- more than 5,000! -- and all of them are fabulous.

Huge frogs, tiny frogs, hairy frogs, and flying frogs hop through the pages of this colorful nonfiction book. Discover the Goliath frog, biggest in the world, and the Darwin's frog, which has a pointy nose and holds its tadpoles in its mouth until they are big enough to care for themselves. Learn why some frogs are brightly colored, and which one can bury itself in the desert until rain comes. Curious minds will jump at the chance to explore all kinds of frogs, from the most exotic to the greenish-brown specimens in their own backyards.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "This informational picture book features an assortment of unusual frogs indigenous to Africa, Asia, Australia, and South America. Distinct among Jenkins' curious list of amphibians are the world's largest (Goliath) and smallest (from Papua New Guinea), a pointy-nose variety (Darwin's frog) that carries tadpoles in a pouch located in its throat, a flying frog that floats in the air as it jumps from tree to tree, and a hairy frog that doesn't have any real hair. Yet out of the whole frog collection, Jenkins shares that his favorite is the medium-size, greeny-brown one that sits on a lily pad in his backyard pond. Unique to Jenkins and Hopgood's collaboration is the book's design. Wonderfully sprinkled throughout, Hopgood's vibrant, eye-catching mixed-media renditions of frogs in mottled, earthy hues aptly complement Jenkins' accompanying narrative. Ideal for a wide range of early elementary students, the simple sentences appear in large fonts for younger readers, while smaller fonts contain additional amphibian facts for the older sector. Includes a kid-friendly index and great websites for further research.--Lock, Anita Copyright 2015 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Jenkins (The History of Money) presents a light, off-handed overview of species of frogs from around the world, accompanied by vivid mixed-media illustrations from Hopgood (Hooray for Hoppy!). The main text explores the outstanding features of roughly a dozen frogs ("This one is called a flying frog, although it can't really fly"), while supplemental sentences give additional details about the amphibians. Hopgood's compositions vary in their use of space, scale, and style: thumbnail-size frogs from Papua New Guinea, the smallest known to exist, dot one white spread (and go unnamed, perhaps because Paedophryne amauensis is a mouthful), while Australia's striped rocket frog leaps from one spread to the next, mid-introduction. Ages 5-8. (Feb.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Frogs -- Juvenile literature.
Frogs.
Publisher Somerville, Massachusetts :2016
Edition First U.S. edition.
Contributors Hopgood, Tim, illustrator.
Audience Elementary Grade.
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
ISBN 9780763681005
0763681008
9780763699703
0763699705
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