Synopses & Reviews
This irresistible cumulative tale has become a classic since its first publication in 1981. "Immensely satisfying edge-of-the-seat fun for very small listeners, " wrote "Kirkus Reviews" in a pointed review. it is still a satisfaction-guaranteed read-aloud with the bonus of mesmerizing primary-color illustrations.
"This is the turtle that slid into the pond and ate the snake that dropped from a branch and swallowed the fish that swam after the frog -- JUMP, FROG, JUMP!" This infectious cumulative tale will soon have the young frogs you know jumping and chanting with joy.
This is the turtle that slid into the pond
and ate the snake that dropped from a branch
and swallowed the fish
that swam after the frog . . . Jump, frog, jump!
This infectious, cumulative tale will soon have young frogs everywhere jumping and chanting with joy!
About the Author
Robert Kalan has also written the charming children's books Rain
and Blue Sea
, both illustrated by Donald Crewes. Kalan holds a master's degree in education and has taught reading to both gifted and remedial students from kindergarten through the fourth grade.
Byron Barton is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs; The Three Bears; The Little Red Hen; Machines at Work; I Want to Be an Astronaut; and a series of board books: Big Machines, Dinosaurs, Tools, and Zoo Animals. He also illustrated The Little Factory, written by Sarah Weeks.