Last seen hopping a stage . . . (coach) and finding his hop in Once There was a Bull . . . (frog), our hero is now on an eye-popping eating binge trying to cure his insatiable appetite. Woven through the western town of Ravenous Gulch, the story leaves a cast of many hopping mad. However, just as things look bleak, transitive and intransitive verbs turn the tables and take Bullfrog on another adventure. Bullfrog Pops! is part of Rick Walton's tremendously successful Language Arts series.
- Paperback | 32 pages
- 226.1 x 261.6 x 5.1mm | 158.76g
- 01 Oct 2005
- Gibbs M. Smith Inc
- Layton, UT, United States
- colour illustrations
From the author of the "hopaway" hit Once There Was a Bull ... (frog) comes this tale of mouth-watering proportions! Last seen hopping a ... stagecoach and finding his hop, our hero is now on an eye-popping eating binge trying to cure his insatiable appetite. Woven through the western town of Ravenous Gulch, the story leaves a cast of many hopping mad. However, just as things look bleak, transitive and intransitive verbs turn the tables, taking Bullfrog on another adventure. As Bullfrog's appetite and waistline grow, the townsfolk can't help but gather ... food for Bullfrog. Will Bullfrog hang ... those pictures back up? Will Bullfrog pop ... ? Only Rick Walton and Chris McAllister will tell as their expertly crafted tale unfolds... (or should we say, pops?) Rick Walton is the author of lots of joke books, poetry, picture books, activity books, and software. He likes to skip boring meetings, to play his guitar, and to spin tales for kids. He is the Proud Pop-pa of four kids, who live with him and his wife, Ann, in Provo, Utah. You can find out more about Rick at www.rickwalton.com Chris McAllister graduated from Art Center College of Design and has been a freelance illustrator for fifteen years. He and his wife, Maureen, live happily in the Northwoods of Minnesota with their four-year-old son, Sean, and one-year-old daughter, Jamie. When Dad was asked to illustrate Bullfrog Pops! Sean and Jamie made sure he hopped right on it.
"Walton creates suspense by a clever use of vocabulary and layout."
Back cover copy
A new adventure from the author of "Once There Was a Bull ... (frog)."