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City Dog, Country Frog

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ISBN13: 9781423103004
ISBN10: 1423103009
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In spring, when City Dog runs free in the country for the first time, he spots Country Frog sitting on a rock, waiting for a friend. "You'll do," Frog says, and together they play Country Frog games. In summer, they meet again and play City Dog games. Through the seasons, whenever City Dog visits the country he runs straight for Country Frog's rock. In winter, things change for City Dog and Country Frog. Come spring, friendship blooms again, a little different this time.

Mo Willems' spare, poignant text and Jon J. Muth's expressive watercolors team up to tell a story that will resonate with readers of all ages.

Synopsis:

With poignant text and expressive watercolors, two Caldecott Honorees present a heartfelt reflection on the natural course of friendship--and life. Full color.

About the Author

Mo Willems (www.pigeonpresents.com) is New York Times best-selling author and illustrator of picture books and early readers that have changed the face of children's literature. He has been awarded a Caldecott Honor on three occasions, and two of his Elephant and Piggie early readers have received a Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal. His most recent picture book is Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed, of which Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books wrote: "Willems continues to be a master at conveying an amazing amount of emotion and humor using . . . minimal elements" in a starred review. This is the first book he has written and not illustrated.

Jon J Muth is the author and artist of the New York Times best-seller and Caldecott Honor book, Zen Shorts. He has illustrated many award-winning books, including another New York Times best-seller, A Family of Poems, by Caroline Kennedy He is also the writer and illustrator of The Three Questions, which the New York Times called "quietly life changing."

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aseifers, September 1, 2011 (view all comments by aseifers)
I am a 3rd grade teacher and this book is great for looking at the seasons in a new way - friendship and the passing (perhaps) of a friend. Then, a new friendship. Very touching!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781423103004
Author:
Willems, Mo
Publisher:
Disney-Hyperion
Illustrator:
Muth, Jon J.
Author:
Muth, Jon J.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Animals - Dogs
Subject:
Animals - Frogs & Toads
Subject:
Dogs
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Friendship
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
20100608
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from P to 1
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
10 x 10 in 20 oz
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
03-06

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