The Frog and Toad Collection

The Frog and Toad Collection

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by Arnold Lobel
     
 

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Frog and Toad are always there for each other — just as best friends should be. From sledding in winter to eating ice cream on hot summer days, these two friends have fun together the whole year round!

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Frog and Toad are always there for each other — just as best friends should be. From sledding in winter to eating ice cream on hot summer days, these two friends have fun together the whole year round!

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Children's Literature
Arnold Lobel's untimely death in 1987 robbed the children of the world of much, but fortunately his best beloved characters live on. This boxed set of paperback versions of his Frog and Toad trilogy (now in the guise of "An I Can Read Book") includes the Caldecott Honor Book Frog and Toad Are Friends (1970), the Newbery Honor Book Frog and Toad Together (1971), and Frog and Toad All Year (1976.) Lobel's subtle color-washed illustrations still have the feeling of antique, hand-tinted etchings. His equally subtle stories still have the power to move and warm readers and young listeners. Frog is still ever optimistic; Toad still the pessimist waiting for proof of life's simple pleasures. Little things like buttons, or a letter from a friend, or winter snow, expand exponentially in Lobel's skilled hands. There have been many imitations in the years since these books first appeared, but no one has equaled the originals. May Frog and Toad live forever. 2004, HarperTrophy, Ages 4 to 8.
—Kathleen Karr

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060580865
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
05/25/2004
Series:
I Can Read Book 2 Series
Edition description:
Boxed Set
Pages:
13
Sales rank:
23,935
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.77(d)
Age Range:
6 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Arnold Lobel (1933-1987) was the award-winning author and illustrator of many beloved children's books, including the classic I Can Read books about Frog and Toad, and the Caldecott Medal winning Fables.

Arnold Lobel (1933-1987) was the award-winning author and illustrator of many beloved children's books, including the classic I Can Read books about Frog and Toad, and the Caldecott Medal winning Fables.

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