Growing Frogs (Read and Wonder Series)by Vivian French, Alison Bartlett
Read and Wonder BIG books are guaranteed to capture kids? attention - perfect for classrooms!. When a mother brings her daughter to a pond to collect some frog spawn the little girl isn?t sure what to expect. Day after day she checks on the jellylike bubbles until they turn into tadpoles which sprout stumps that turn into legs with webby feet. The engaging narrative and colorful illustrations accurately evoke each stage of a frog?s growth - in a story that will inspire children to experience firsthand the wonders of the natural world. Part picture book for pleasure reading... and part practical how-to this dramatic account is the next best thing to setting up a hatchery of your own. - FAMILYFUN. Read and Wonder Big Book. Author: Vivian French. Illustrator: Alison Bartlett. Age range: 5 years - 8 years. Grade range: Kindergarten - Grade 3. Type/format: Nonfiction-picture / Big Book. 32 pages. Size: 14-3/4 x 16-1/8 .
Meet the Author
Vivian French has a lot of experience growing frogs. Every spring when her daughters were little, they visited the pond next door to collect some frog spawn and watch the tadpoles hatch. She says, "My cat was always very interested."
Alison Bartlett says that before she started working on the illustrations for GROWING FROGS, she thought frog spawn was "disgusting." Now she thinks it's amazing!
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