The Adventures of Grandfather Frog

The Adventures of Grandfather Frog

by Thornton W. Burgess, Harrison Cady, George Kerr
     
 

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Determined to see the Great World beyond the familiar vistas of the Smiling Pool, Grandfather Frog leaps forth only to tumble haplessly into the pitfalls of greed, boastfulness and carelessness. This time-honored classic mixes exciting adventure and good-natured humor with gentle homily to spin a wholesome tale of animal characters that children have found

Overview

Determined to see the Great World beyond the familiar vistas of the Smiling Pool, Grandfather Frog leaps forth only to tumble haplessly into the pitfalls of greed, boastfulness and carelessness. This time-honored classic mixes exciting adventure and good-natured humor with gentle homily to spin a wholesome tale of animal characters that children have found irresistible for generations. 6 illustrations adapted from originals by Harrison Cady.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780448137049
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/1976
Series:
Thornton W. Burgess Storybks.
Age Range:
7 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

Author and conservationist Thornton W. Burgess (1874–1965) wrote thousands of animal stories for children, starting with the 1910 publication of Old Mother West Wind. Burgess's tales convey his fascination with wildlife and his concern for nature, teaching gentle lessons about ecology and respect for the environment.

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