Froggy Plays in the Band

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A marching band contest is being held and Froggy is determined to win! So he and his friends-some old pals and some new ones-each choose an instrument and practice, practice, practice. When the contest begins, everything is going well. Frogilina leads the band twirling her baton. Froggy even remembers Miss Martin's instructions: "Don't look left. Don't look right. AND DON'T STOP FOR ANYTHING!" But just as the band approaches the judges, Frogilina's baton goes flying-and that's ...
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Overview

A marching band contest is being held and Froggy is determined to win! So he and his friends-some old pals and some new ones-each choose an instrument and practice, practice, practice. When the contest begins, everything is going well. Frogilina leads the band twirling her baton. Froggy even remembers Miss Martin's instructions: "Don't look left. Don't look right. AND DON'T STOP FOR ANYTHING!" But just as the band approaches the judges, Frogilina's baton goes flying-and that's when things really get wild.

About the Author: Jonathan London and Frank Remkiewicz collaborated on the ten previous Froggy books: Froggy Gets Dressed, Let's Go Froggy!, Froggy Learns to Swim, Froggy Goes to School, Froggy's First Kiss, Froggy Plays Soccer, Froggy's Halloween, Froggy Goes to Bed, Froggy's Best Christmas, and Froggy Eats Out.

Froggy's marching band practices for their debut at the Apple Blossom Parade, hoping to win the big prize.

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Publishers Weekly
In Froggy and friends' latest adventure, they enter a marching band contest, and Miss Martin's rules are clear: "Don't look left/ Don't look right/ And Don't stop for Anything!" So when they reach the reviewing stand, the obedient hero gets bonked in the head by Frogilina's falling baton in Froggy Plays in the Band by Jonathan London, illus. by Frank Remkiewicz. ( Feb.) Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.
Children's Literature
Here comes Froggy with a brand-new adventure. This addled amphibian has been the star of ten enormously popular stories to date, and this new picture book is certain to join the parade. That's just what Froggy wants to do, when he convinces his music teacher to start a marching band, so they can compete against other schools in the Apple Blossom Parade¾and maybe win a prize. Froggy and his friends take up instruments and practice, practice, practice. Even Frogilina gets in on the act¾she learns to twirl a baton and becomes the band's majorette. Finally, the day of the big parade arrives. And Froggy learns that even when things don't go as planned, if you just march on...you can still be a winner! Charming, full-color illustrations accompany this humorous story for younger readers. 2002, Viking,
— Dianne Ochiltree
School Library Journal
PreS-Gr 2-Froggy is back. After reading a sign in school about a marching band contest and a "Big Prize!" he follows the suggestion of the music teacher to start one with his friends and compete against other schools. He remembers his dad's old saxophone in the attic and then he gets: "Max on drums-. Leah on triangle-. Emma on recorder-. And Hannah, her twin, on cymbals-." Frogilina doesn't play an instrument, but she can twirl a baton. The music teacher tells them the rules for marching bands: "Don't look left. Don't look right. And DON'T STOP FOR ANYTHING!" Finally, after three weeks of practicing, the big day arrives. Everyone is looking straight ahead, and not stopping for anything, until Frogilina tosses her baton-and misses-knocking Froggy down right in front of the judges' stand. Remkiewicz's vividly colorful and animated signature illustrations will produce the same results that all Froggy fans enjoy-giggles, laughter, and fun-whether the book is read aloud or independently. However, this is a slightly different protagonist: he's more focused and independent. These added dimensions are particularly evidenced in how he handles this mishap. Froggy is growing up. What a great transition for children to witness, even if he is green.-Wanda Meyers-Hines, Ridgecrest Elementary School, Huntsville, AL Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.
Kirkus Reviews
Like all of London's Froggy stories, this one is a charmer, but it lacks the tempo, funny little asides, and sight gags that percolate through his other adventures. Froggy's latest flap revolves around his participation in a marching-band contest. The story quickly becomes one-note song: "Don't look left. Don't look right. And DON'T STOP FOR ANYTHING!" So that is what Froggy and his pals practice: marching. Not much of a witty story can be built upon that foundation, though London strives hard and Remkiewicz's illustrations keep the atmosphere as endearing as possible. It's the finale that's a particular letdown, with the circumstances too obvious and too forced in their cheeriness, and the artwork failing to capture the scant energy of the text. One of the great pleasures of the Froggy stories is their original approach to life's unavoidable misadventures; another is the comic timing between the illustrations and the incidents being described by the text. Neither one appears with much success-forget about the usual dazzle-in this work. (Picture book. 3-6)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780756929558
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 4/28/2004
  • Series: Froggy Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 4 - 7 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 7.20 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Jonathan London is the creator of twenty-three books about lovable and enduringly popular Froggy. He is also a poet and a novelist. Jonathan and his wife live in Graton, California.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 6, 2012

    Froggy... Band

    This is a great music or band book. I used it to help my class see all the instruments needed to make the songs we hear. We also got to practice marching with our instruments like froggy and his friends do.

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