Frog and Toad are Friends

Frog and Toad are Friends

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Description

Celebrate the power of friendship in these five adventurous stories starring Frog and Toad--a Caldecott Honor Book!

From writing letters to going swimming, telling stories to finding lost buttons, Frog and Toad are always there for each other--just as best friends should be. Frog and Toad Are Friends is a Level Two I Can Read book, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the engaging stories, longer sentences, and language play of Level Two books are proven to help kids take their next steps toward reading success.

The classic Frog and Toad stories by Arnold Lobel have won numerous awards and honors, including a Newbery Honor (Frog and Toad Together), a Caldecott Honor (Frog and Toad Are Friends), ALA Notable Children's Book, Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book), School Library Journal Best Children's Book, and Library of Congress Children's Book.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 147 x 224 x 5mm | 113g
  • HARPERCOLLINS
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0064440206
  • 9780064440202
  • 5,643

Back cover copy

From writing letters to going swimming, telling stories to finding lost buttons, Frog and Toad are always there for each other--just as best friends should be.
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Review quote

"The give-and-take of a fast friendship between Frog and Toad is gently affectionate." -- "C." "[The stories] have freshness, humor, and a beguiling childlike simplicity." -- "H."
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About Arnold Lobel

Lobel, Arnold

Arnold Lobel (1933-1987) illustrated many wonderful children's books but is most beloved for his Frog and Toad stories, including the first one, Frog and Toad Are Friends, published in 1970. The books have garnered much acclaim, including a Caldecott Honor for Frog and Toad Are Friends and a Newbery Honor for Frog and Toad Together. These were followed by Frog and Toad All Year and Days with Frog and Toad.
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Rating details

87,069 ratings
4.2 out of 5 stars
5 51% (44,105)
4 26% (23,048)
3 17% (14,956)
2 4% (3,510)
1 2% (1,450)

Our customer reviews

Reason for Reading: Son read aloud to me as his reader. The first book in the Frog and Toad series and a Caldecott honor winner this book introduces us to the now classic characters with the familiar format of five short stories of their friendship. Of two different natures, they bring out the best in each other and enjoy life and nature to the fullest. The simple stories will delight young and old alike. My son, now on the old side for these books, but just at the perfect reading level for him, still enjoys the simple, honest humour found within the pages. He enjoyed this book and wants to read the last one we still have left in the series to read. A perennial favourite and a keeper for my shelves!show more
by Nicola Mansfield
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