Froggy's First Kiss

Paperback | December 26, 1999

byJonathan LondonIllustratorFrank Remkiewicz

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Does Froggy have a girlfriend?

He can't even think straight when she's around. When Frogilina smiles at him through the monkey bars, Froggy falls smack on his head-bonk! So with Valentine's Day just a week away, Froggy gets busy making an extra-special valentine. The fifth book about the irrepressible Froggy, this is sure to keep children giggling with delight.

An IRA-CBC Children's Choice Book

"The narrative is smoothly written with rhythmic language and the repetition that young children love...A great read-aloud for Valentine's Day, or whenever love is in the air." —School Library Journal

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Froggy’s in love! That tenacious, loquacious, happy-go-lucky little creature that made Jonathan London’s other delightful Froggy books such a hit with kids has lost his heart. Frogilina, the new girl, is the object of Froggy’s affections — and with Valentine’s Day only a week away, he’d better get cracking. Unfortunately for the smitte...

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Does Froggy have a girlfriend?He can't even think straight when she's around. When Frogilina smiles at him through the monkey bars, Froggy falls smack on his head-bonk! So with Valentine's Day just a week away, Froggy gets busy making an extra-special valentine. The fifth book about the irrepressible Froggy, this is sure to keep childr...

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Does Froggy have a girlfriend? Frogilina is the prettiest frog that Froggy has ever seen. He can't even think straight when she's around. When Frogilina smiles at him through the monkey bars, Froggy falls smack on his head -- bonk! With Valentine's Day just a week away, Froggy's busy at work on an extra-special valentine.

Jonathan London has written novels and poems as well as the twenty-three books about Froggy. He lives in Graton, California.  Frank Remkiewicz has illustrated all of the Froggy books, as well as greeting cards, posters, and many other books. He lives on the Gulf Coast of Florida.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 7.13 × 8.81 × 0.1 inPublished:December 26, 1999Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140565701

ISBN - 13:9780140565706

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Froggy’s in love! That tenacious, loquacious, happy-go-lucky little creature that made Jonathan London’s other delightful Froggy books such a hit with kids has lost his heart. Frogilina, the new girl, is the object of Froggy’s affections — and with Valentine’s Day only a week away, he’d better get cracking. Unfortunately for the smitten frog, that’s exactly what happens, as he falls off the monkey bars and then bumps his head when under his desk, all in his efforts to impress his lofty goddess. Froggy’s First Kiss is a wonderfully onomatopoeic way to share the joys and heartaches of first love — and the comfort of going home to mom when things don’t work out! 

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"Emotionally right on target . . . smoothly written with rhythmic language and the repetition that young children love". -- School Library Journal