Frog and the Stranger
Frog and the Stranger by Max Velthuijs
Book DescriptionWhen a rat comes to live at the edge of their wood, the animals decide they don't like having a stranger in their midst. But Frog is friendly by nature, and decides to find out if Rat is really as unpleasant as he is made out to be. As Frog discovers, Rat is intelligent and good hearted, and proves in a series of unexpected emergencies that the other animals have been too quick to condemn him.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780862646257
(229mm x 200mm x 3mm)
Imprint: Andersen Press Ltd
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Publish Date: 14-Sep-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Max Velthuijs
Frog and the Birdsong, Paperback (April 2015)
One autumn day Frog discovers a blackbird lying motionless in the grass. Worried, he asks his friends what can be the matter. Very gently and simply, then animals begin to understand the meaning of death and the beauty of life in this moving story.
Frog and a Very Special Day, Paperback (March 2015)
Frog is excited - Hare has promised that today will be a very special day. But when Frog decides to find out why, none of his friends seem to know. Has Hare been playing a trick on him? No - Frog has forgotten his own birthday! Luckily his friends haven't - they're throwing him a surprise party to celebrate his special day.
Frog and the Stranger, Paperback (February 2015)
When Rat comes to live at the edge of their wood, the animals decide they don't like having a stranger in their midst. But Frog is friendly by nature, and decides to find out if Rat is really as unpleasant as he is made out to be.
Frog in Love, Paperback (January 2015)» View all books by Max Velthuijs
In the very first story to feature the loveable amphibian, Frog is feeling most unwell. He keeps getting hot, then cold, and something inside his chest is going 'thump, thump'. Hare says it means he's in love! But who with? And how can he show his devotion - perhaps by performing the biggest jump ever?
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Author Biography - Max Velthuijs
Max Velthuijs was born in The Hague in 1923. He is now one of Holland's most important creators of children's books, alongside Dick Bruna. He has won several awards, including the Hans Christian Andersen medal. He worked as an illustrator of posters, adverts and films after the war and then started working on children's books in the 1980s. He lives in The Hague with his son.
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