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Frog and his friends begin to understand the meaning of death and the beauty of life in this story. The author also wrote Frog in Love and Too Much Noise.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780862643218
ISBN-10: 086264321X
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 206mm x 8mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Andersen Press Ltd
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Aug-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Reviews

US Kirkus Review » The hero of Frog in Love (1989) deals with another rite of passage after he finds a dead bird. Friend Pig thinks the bird is asleep, Duck wonders whether it's ill, but Hare explains: "Everything dies." The four bury the bird, remember his lovely song - then go on to a happy afternoon celebrating life. The evening song of another blackbird confirms the message: life goes on. The quiet blend of curiosity, respect, and joy in Velthuijs's text is enhanced by the simplicity of his bright, beautifully designed art. (Kirkus Reviews)


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