The Great Frog Race: And Other Poems

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A fresh collection of twenty-eight poems about a girl living in the country.

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Overview

A fresh collection of twenty-eight poems about a girl living in the country.

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Editorial Reviews

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"The soft, full-and-double-page scenes are evocative and inviting, featuring a comfortably homely cast of boys and girls. For personal enjoyment, reading aloud, and encouraging children in the writing of poetry—this offering has lots of uses." School Library Journal, Starred
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"This first collection of poems by George is a loving appreciation of some of the countryside's greatest treasures," said PW in a starred review. "Kiesler's paintings are equally strong." Ages 6-9. (Oct.) Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780618604784
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 10/15/2005
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 343,134
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.75 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.13 (d)

Meet the Author

Kristine O'Connell George, one of the principal voices in contemporary children's poetry, has received the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award and the Promising Poet Award. She lives with her family in Agoura, California.

Born in New Hampshire and raised in Vermont, Kate Kiesler began painting at an early age. She graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design and now paints and illustrates full-time. Kate paints with oils, and her rich style has been highly praised. Kate Kiesler has illustrated numerous picture books, including THE GREAT FROG RACE AND OTHER POEMS. She lives in Frisco, Colorado.

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