A Boy, a Dog, a Frog, and a Friend

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First came a boy and his dog.
Then they found a frog.
Can a new turtle be a good friend too?

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Overview

First came a boy and his dog.
Then they found a frog.
Can a new turtle be a good friend too?

Author Biography:

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Continuing the adventures in A Boy, a Dog, and a Frog, Mercer and Marianna Mayer bring back this wordless classic about an outdoors romp between a boy and his pals. In winsome black-and-white pictures that challenge readers to come up with their own text, a boy with his dog and frog friends travel to the pond for some fishing. But when a turtle grabs hold of their fishing line and starts a commotion, they set out to catch him -- until he winds up floating lifelessly on the water. Thankfully, though, it's only temporary: After the three have dug a hole to bury him in, the turtle springs up with gratitude for his friends' generosity, fishing pole in his mouth and happy as a clam. A lively follow-up that's perfect for young readers to sink their imaginations into. Matt Warner
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780140546101
  • Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
  • Publication date: 5/28/1993
  • Series: A Boy, a Dog, and a Frog Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 193,219
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 7.02 (h) x 0.12 (d)

Meet the Author

Mercer Mayer
Mercer Mayer has been writing and illustrating books for children for more than forty years. His most recognized character, the loveable and charismatic Little Critter®, was born in 1975 in the book just for you. Mercer’s Litter Critter has since starred in more than two hundred books, which have sold fifty million copies. Born in Arkansas, Mercer now lives in Connecticut with his family. You can visit Little Critter online at www.littlecritter.com.
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  • Posted February 20, 2010

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    A wordless book, second in a series

    Mercer Mayor has "written" a series of these wordless books about a boy and a frog. Wordless books are made to be shared and discussed, so I bought this to add to my collection of other wordless books, which I use in my 2cd grade classroom. Without words, literature is not dependent on the adjectives and descriptions found in the text, but can be as complex as the vocabulary of the "reader". This book is easy to follow even for preschoolers and its main message is friendship. I rated it four stars only because wordless books are not for everyone; they are best for sharing so that each "reader" can find details in the illustrations and give their opinion on what is happening and predict what will happen next.

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