Frog on His Own

Frog on His Own Following the re release of the first three books in this beloved series here are the final three classic wordless tales in attractive low priced hardcover editions A Boy a Dog and a Frog the fir

Following the re release of the first three books in this beloved series, here are the final three classic wordless tales in attractive, low priced hardcover editions A Boy, a Dog, and a Frog, the first book in this series, launched Mercer Mayer s distinguished career over twenty five years ago, and also helped to create the wordless picture book genre Full of warmhearteFollowing the re release of the first three books in this beloved series, here are the final three classic wordless tales in attractive, low priced hardcover editions A Boy, a Dog, and a Frog, the first book in this series, launched Mercer Mayer s distinguished career over twenty five years ago, and also helped to create the wordless picture book genre Full of warmhearted mischief and play, the books express the humorous trials and tribulations of friendship and the joy of summertime discovery Readers will want to collect the entire set.

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Frog on His Own

  1. I began illustrating books in 1966 Since that time I have published over 300 books Most of my books are about things that happened to me when I was a little kid Now I m a big kid and I write about things that happen now, especially with my own children They always remind me of what it was like.I was born in Arkansas in 1943 Boy, that was a long time ago It s real fun to be an old kid Then my parents moved to Hawaii when I was thirteen years old After High School, I went to Honolulu Academy of Arts Then I moved to New York City My wife, Gina, and I write the Little Critter stories together.For information, please see enpedia wiki Mercer_M

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  1. I am a speech language pathologist and I like to use wordless or almost wordless books with my preschoolers sometimes to practice their speech sounds in a conversational context, as well as informally assess their sentence structure and story telling skills This is the story of a frog who has gotten away from the boy who was carrying him The frog gets into some mischief throughout his adventure, such as trying to eat a bee and getting stung, disrupting a picnic, breaking a toy boat, and drinking [...]


  2. December at Puss Reboots seems to be turning out to be Mercer Mayer month I m back with a third review of one of his picture books.Mercer Mayer is probably best known for his Little Critter Books Back when I was a child he had a delightful picture book series featuring a boy, a dog and a frog At our most recent trip to the library, Harriet found a reissued copy of one of these, Frog on His Own and was immediately drawn to it.The boy and his dog are in a park with the frog in a bucket The frog se [...]


  3. Title Frog On His OwnAuthor Mercer MayerGenre Children sChallenges To Be Continued Challenge, PB J Challenge, 101 Books in 1001 Days Challenge, What an Animal II, Read and Review Challenge 2010, Young Readers Reading Challenge 2010, 2010 Support Your Local Library Reading Challenge, 100 Reading Challenge, Pages Read 2010, A to Z challenge, What An Animal III ChallengeRating 4 5 No of Pages 32Published 1973Back Cover Frog on his own Mine This is a great new series to me and of course it has frogs [...]


  4. In this book a boy goes to the park with his pet dog and frog, leaves the frog alond to find whatever trouble he can The frog flicks out his tongue to catch an insect, which turns out to be a bee He disturbs a young couple s picnic, sinks a young boy s toy boat retrieved by his annoyed mother , and joins a baby in its crib swiping a sip of its bottle This is a kind of visual comedy perfect for young children, and simple enough that after a parent helps with interpretation the first time, it may [...]


  5. These books about a boy and his frog are great for preschoolers and young readers they are sweet, funny stories with a lot of room for young readers to do the storytelling narration based on the expressive drawings Great for all ages, and family sharing.


  6. A boy and his pets a dog, a frog, and a turtle go for a walk The frog jumps out to explore on his own and have adventures Everything goes fine for frog until he s caught by a big, hungry cat The boy ends up saving the frog and they go off on their merry way.


  7. This wordless picture book would be ideal for a Kindergarten classroom during free reading time Students could build up confidence by reading a book on their own This is also a great introduction to Mercer Mayer s writing style which would be useful when reading his other books.



  8. A pet frog decides to go on an adventure, but learns that there s no place like home A delightful and fun wordless book.




  9. A complete picture book no words at all Loved it We see frog as he goes throughout his day and the mischief that he gets into


  10. A good wordless book, but Mayer s later book, One Frog Too Many, offers better laughs and facial expressions.






  11. This is a wordless picture book about a boy who has a frog, a turtle, and a dog He takes them on a walk, and the frog hops away The frog has its own adventure while he is away from the boy He is stung by a bee, chased by a cat, and sinks a toy boat By the end of the book he is back with the boy.I liked the scenes of the mischief that the frog got into I like the outdoors, and this whole story takes place outside The pictures are simple but well done.I think this would be a great book for which s [...]


  12. I ve inadvertently stumbled into another wordless book This is an acclaimed book We tried to read it today and I couldn t come up with a story Perhaps I lack imagination The drawings were really good.



  13. Mercer Mayer of the Critter series also has this smaller series of wordless books The action is fun, but in this one it always seems to be at someone else s expense.



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