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Froggy Plays T-ball [NOOK Book]

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It's the first day of T-ball and Froggy can't wait. In his dreams he's hitting home runs and waving to the cheering crowd. But things never go quite right for Froggy. After he bonks his pal Max on the head with his bat, throws himself out at first base, and spends his time in the outfield catching real flies with his tongue, Froggy has one last chance to prove he's a T-ball star.
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Overview

It's the first day of T-ball and Froggy can't wait. In his dreams he's hitting home runs and waving to the cheering crowd. But things never go quite right for Froggy. After he bonks his pal Max on the head with his bat, throws himself out at first base, and spends his time in the outfield catching real flies with his tongue, Froggy has one last chance to prove he's a T-ball star.
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"Froggy's natural exuberance and excitement are infections." SChool Library Journal
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101654613
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 2/5/2009
  • Series: Froggy Series
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: NOOK Kids Read to Me
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 521,925
  • Age range: 3 - 5 Years
  • Lexile: AD500L (what's this?)
  • File size: 15 MB
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Meet the Author

"My ideas for stories come from experience I've had, or from dreams or leap right out of my head - from my ever-active imagination," explains Jonathan London, who burst on the children's book scene in 1992 with the publication of three picture books. Since then he has published more than 20 picture books, including the popular Froggy series and the young adult novel, Where's Home?



"There are worlds of possibility within our own imaginations from which we can create stories that can make someone want to cry or laugh, play a saxophone or make a snowman. This act of writing, for me, is a part of my celebration of life, a way to give back a little for all that I have been given. Kind of thanks."



Jonathan London started writing poetry in his late teens. Although he received a Masters Degree in Social Sciences and never formally studied literature or creative writing, he began to consider himself a "writer" about the time he graduated from college. After college he became a dancer in a modern dance company and worked at numerous low-paying jobs as a laborer or counselor.



However, during this twenty-year period, London continued to write. He wrote poems and short stories for adults, earning next to nothing despite being published in many literary magazines. "It wasn't until I had kids of my own that I became a writer for children," he explains. "It all started with telling them stories when they were very young. I wrote down one of these stories, and it became The Owl Who Became the Moon, my first picture book sale (though it was my fourth to appear in print). Now I am finally making a living as a writer. A dream come true!"



Born a "Navy brat" in Brooklyn, New York, Jonathan was raised on Naval stations throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Today he lives with his wife, Maureen, and their two sons, Aaron and Sean, in rural Northern California where they like to backpack in the summer, play in the snow in winter-and dance all year around.



copyright ? 2000 by Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers. All rights reserved.
Frank Remkiewicz has illustrated numerous books for children, including the popular Froggy books by Jonathan London (Viking and Puffin). He lives in Sarasota, Florida.









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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 11, 2010

    Excellent Engaging Book for toddlers!

    I bought this book, along with 2 other Froggy books, for a 2 year old little boy I babysit. I read these books as a little girl and loved them. The wording is engaging and has humorous life lessons. The colors and characters are so fun and playful, it would be impossible for a child of any age not to enjoy these hilarious Froggy books!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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