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Title:
Frog and friends : party at the pond
Other title(s):
Party at the pond
ISBN:
9781585365494

9781585366903
Publication Information:
Ann Arbor, MI : Sleeping Bear Press, ©2011.
Physical Description:
37 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Number in series:
bk. 2.
Contents:
Frogs party -- Frog dance -- No kisses for Frog.
Summary:
Frog invites Chameleon to his annual fall party despite his friends' protests, is embarrassed to learn that he is watched when he dances, and is captured by a girl who wants to turn him into a prince.
Reading Level:
Grades 1-2.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader LG 2.2 .5.
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Welcome to Frog and his world. He enjoys nothing better than spending time floating in his pond or visiting with his friends. He appreciates the simpler things in life and would prefer that things stay just the way they are - nice and peaceful. From acclaimed children's writer Eve Bunting comes a new beginning reader series featuring the delightful Frog and his friends Rabbit, Possum, Raccoon, and Squirrel. In the first book Frog is alarmed when he finds a strange object in his pond, he tries to re-gift a scarf, and he makes friends with a runaway hippo. In Party at the Pond Frog is busy with his autumn party, he is overseen dancing around the pond, and he narrowly escapes being turned into a prince.An author of more than 250 children's books, Eve Bunting has won numerous awards and honors. Her other books with Sleeping Bear Press include S is for Shamrock: An Ireland Alphabet and My Mom's Wedding. She lives in Pasadena, California. Josée Masse's children's books include Mirror, Mirror (selected as one of Publishers Weekly's Best Children's Books of 2010) and Mousie Love (included in Bank Street College's Best Children's Books of the Year, 2010). Josée lives near Montreal.


Author Notes

Eve Bunting was born in 1928 in Maghera, Ireland, as Anne Evelyn Bunting. She graduated from Northern Ireland's Methodist College in Belfast in 1945 and then studied at Belfast's Queen's College. She emigrated with her family in 1958 to California, and became a naturalized citizen in 1969.

That same year, she began her writing career, and in 1972, her first book, "The Two Giants" was published. In 1976, "One More Flight" won the Golden Kite Medal, and in 1978, "Ghost of Summer" won the Southern California's Council on Literature for Children and Young People's Award for fiction. "Smokey Night" won the American Library Association's Randolph Caldecott Medal in 1995 and "Winter's Coming" was voted one of the 10 Best Books of 1977 by the New York Times.

Bunting is involved in many writer's organizations such as P.E.N., The Authors Guild, the California Writer's Guild and the Society of Children's Book Writers. She has published stories in both Cricket, and Jack and Jill Magazines, and has written over 150 books in various genres such as children's books, contemporary, historic and realistic fiction, poetry, nonfiction and humor.

(Bowker Author Biography)