Little Frog And The Scary Autumn Thing by Jane YolenLittle Frog And The Scary Autumn Thing by Jane Yolen

Little Frog And The Scary Autumn Thing

byJane YolenIllustratorEllen Shi

Hardcover | September 23, 2016

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It's Little Frog's first autumn, and she doesn't like it one bit. It is not the green world she loves so much, but something scarier and ominous, filled with red and gold and yellow. And noise! WHIRRRRR. CHIRRRR. BAROOOOOOM. But encouraged by her Mama, who reminds her that Most things that are scary are just new," Little Frog bravely sets out into this world. When her courage waivers, she starts to run and soon is lost, miserably lost. She finds her way to Papa Frog and he shows her what Mama Frog means.In a warm and satisfying ending: At last, arm in arm,Little Frog and Papa Froghappily hopped and dancedall the way home to The Pondwhere Mama Frog had madea fresh shoo-fly pie for dinner,something all three of them knew well. This charmer of a story is by multi-award winning author Jane Yolen, author of Owl Moon and the How Do Dinosaurs books. The wonderful autumn palette and adorable pictures are by newcomer Ellen Shi, who is not afraid of trying something new herself. "
Jane Yolen has authored more than 350 books including the Caldecott-winning Owl Moon, and the New York Times bestselling series How Do Dinosaurs . Jane's books have been translated into over 20 languages and are popular around the world. Ellen Shi grew up in the great state of New Jersey and recently graduate from the Rhode Island Sch...
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Title:Little Frog And The Scary Autumn ThingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 9 × 11 × 0.41 inPublished:September 23, 2016Publisher:Cornell Lab Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1943978018

ISBN - 13:9781943978014

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Vivid autumn foliage is generally considered to be a thing of beauty, but those unfamiliar colors spell danger to a young frog. Yolen doesn't rush Little Frog's emotional turnaround. Shi's inviting mixed-media landscapes make it clear that the amphibian is never in danger... reasoned reactions to her own nervousness hint at ways readers might tackle their own fears.""Rich colors underscore the intensity of Little Frog's feelings, as the sunlit greens of reeds and lily pads give way to showers of leaves that, in the shadowed woods, glow with autumn reds and golds... a low-key way of introducing the idea of change, in nature or otherwise.""