Frogness

bySarah NelsonIllustratorEugenie Fernandes

April 15, 2021|
Frogness by Sarah Nelson
$19.95
Hardcover
1% of net proceeds from this book helps children in high-needs communities through the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation
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An exuberant frog hunt, full of mud, muck, and wonder, leads to a playful exploration of mindfulness

As rain clouds bloom across the sea and the first stars wink, Sammy and Chocolate tiptoe into the marsh behind their house in search of frogs. They can hear frogs everywhere—croaking, chirping, clucking, burping—but though they poke and peek, wriggle and sneak, they can’t spot even one. It’s only after Sammy and Chocolate stop looking, flop onto the grass, and fade into frogness—no thinking, just being—that frogs come flying. Plink! Plop! Splatter! Splash! Too slippery and fast to catch!

Written in lively, lilting free verse, Frogness invites curiosity and energetic play while also highlighting mindfulness and the hidden rewards of patience. Lush paintings and buoyant language immerse readers in the rich atmosphere of a marsh at sunset. This joyful summer read celebrates being part of nature and soaking up all the sounds and sensory details of our environment, whether we are active or at rest.
SARAH NELSON writes lyrical books for little readers and is the author of the I Like the Weather series. When not writing, Sarah loves following the call of frogness into the parks around her Minnesota home. EUGENIE FERNANDES grew up painting with her father, comic-book illustrator Creig Flessel. Since graduating from the School of Vis...
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Title:Frogness
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:32 pages, 8.75 X 10.2 X 0.35 in
Shipping dimensions:32 pages, 8.75 X 10.2 X 0.35 in
Published:April 15, 2021
Publisher:Owlkids Books Inc.
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781771473750

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