This set includes five tales of extraordinary heroism, marvelous intrigue, and exceptional courage that have inspired and amazed people for generations.
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Jonathan London is author of more than 20 cherished children’s books. His stories are populated with adorable animals that all children can relate to. In Froggy Goes to School, it’s Froggy’s first day of school. After a bowl of flies with milk, Froggy flops outside to catch the bus - flop flop flop. At school, he finds his desk and sits down - but then he falls out of his chair! How will the rest of Froggy’s day go? John McDonough cheerful and vivid narration will keep kids zip zoop zupping with joy.
Froggy is so excited he can’t believe it. Today is the day that his dad is going to buy him a shiny new bike! But when he arrives home with the new bike, Froggy quickly discovers he doesn’t know how to ride it!
On school reading lists throughout the country. Youngsters who struggle with buttons and zippers will enjoy hearing anyone can have trouble getting dressed - even frogs! Froggy can’t wait to play in the snow, but will he be able to pull together mittens, boots, and all those chilly weather layers? Children will laugh out loud as John McDonough narrates Froggy’s problems and the kid-pleasing sounds.
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Froggy has never celebrated Christmas; usually he's taking his long winter's nap. But not this year! Froggy's best friend, Max the beaver, wakes him up to join the fun. Soon, Froggy's gotten into the swing of things: finding a tree, wrapping presents, singing carols, and enjoying a holiday feast. Join Froggy as he celebrates his very first, and very best, Christmas!
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The night before the big soccer game, Froggy is so excited he can’t get to sleep. But morning comes, and he’s ready to go. If the Dream Team beats the Wild Things, they win the City Cup. It’s zap, zeep, znap, and Froggy’s in his uniform. On the way to the game his dad reminds him: "Head it! Boot it! Knee it! Shoot it! But don’t use your hands!" The game starts, and Froggy is on the field. He does some cartwheels, he picks some flowers and his nose. With a minute left to go the game is tied, and the ball is headed straight for Froggy. Can Froggy keep his mind on the game and his hands off the ball long enough to save the day?
No school today. It’s time for Froggy’s check-up at the doctor’s office. At first he is excited, but then he begins to worry. What if the doctor wants to give him a shot? Froggy’s many adventures, including Froggy Gets Dressed, tickle the funnybones of both beginning readers and their parents. John McDonough’s sunny narration highlights the energy of a young frog who always escapes trouble with a jump and a smile.
Froggy wakes up to a beautiful day. The sun is shining. Butterflies and birds fill the air. To top it all off, he and his father are going for a bike ride. Froggy hops out of bed - flop, flop - and gets dressed - zap, zip, zoop! Then he shouts, "I’m re-e-a-d-y!" But before they can go, Froggy must find his helmet. Then he can’t remember where he put his butterfly net. And he’s getting hungry. Will Froggy and his father ever go bike riding? Young listeners who sometimes lose their favorite toys or clothes will enjoy hearing about Froggy’s hilarious search for his mislaid things.
Froggy is going out to dinner with his parents for their anniversary. He's hoping for burgers and flies, but Froggy's mother tells him Chez Yum is a very fancy restaurant. Froggy puts on his best clothes. He even has to wash. At the restaurant, Froggy's mother warns him to "be neat, be quiet, and don’t put your feet on the table." It’s just too much to ask of a lively little frog. Froggy can’t help himself, he sucks on ice and sugar, he slurps spaghetti and flies and he flops and sings. When he sees Frogilina, a cute girl frog from his school, across the room, he’s so embarrassed he crawls under the table.
Froggy loves the library! When Froggy and Mom and Pollywogilina set out for the library, Froggy brings a wheelbarrow to hold all the books he plans to borrow. There are so many to choose from: dinosaur books! Books about Space Frog! Froggy is so excited that he forgets to use his indoor voice.
Froggy wants to win a big prize in the marching band contest at the Apple Blossom Parade, so he flops up to the attic to find his dad’s old saxophone. As they practice for the contest, Froggy and his friends learn the three most important marching band rules: Don’t look left. Don’t look right. And don’t stop for anything! But will these rules really help Froggy and his friends win the big prize?
Jonathan London has captured the imagination of children everywhere with his beloved tales starring Froggy, a precocious yet lovable frog who just can’t help landing himself in trouble. In this fun-filled escapade, Froggy decides to build a tree house - with Dad’s help, of course. The tree house promises to be the ideal place for pizza parties. But Frogilina gets hop-hop-hopping mad when Froggy says that his treehouse is for "Boys only!"
In this fun-filled addition to the series, Froggy is hop-hop-hopping mad when everyone seems to forget his birthday. But then he's treated to a surprise party that has him flop-flop-flopping with glee.
It’s a week before Valentine’s Day, and Froggy’s thoughts are full of candy. Then he sees Frogilina. She’s the new girl in school and the cutest frog he has ever seen. Every time she gets close to him, his insides feel wiggly, his mind wanders, and bonk!, he hits his head. Froggy thinks he’s in love until Frogilina gives him a big kiss, smack, on the lips. Now he’s not so sure. Froggy’s class makes paper valentines, and he makes an extra special one that says "I Love You." But now, with everyone teasing him, who will be Froggy’s Valentine?
Jonathan London serves up another winner in the widely adored Froggy series. What should Froggy do for his mother’s birthday? He could make a cake! Of course whenever Froggy does anything it never turns out exactly as he expects. Froggy mixes up the flour, the sugar, the chocolate candy his mother had hidden since Halloween, and a whole box of baking powder - what could possibly go wrong?
Jonathan London’s endearing Froggy books teach young listeners valuable lessons about growing up through the humorous adventures of a plucky amphibian. It’s an exciting time for Froggy - his parents are taking him to summer camp! There, he’ll swim, practice archery, and make many new friends. He’ll also get into a little bit of swampy mischief.
Jonathan London delights children and their parents with his side-splitting tales of America’s favorite frog. In this flip-flopping episode, Froggy can’t wait to get to Hawaii. He’s got big plans! He’ll be surfing, swimming with the fish, and learning to dance the hula. But somehow, when lovable, trouble-prone Froggy’s around, nothing goes as planned.
Froggy's adventures have taken him to school, restaurants, and even soccer fields. This time around, he's headed to the baseball diamond to play T-ball with all of his pals, including his best friend, Max. But Froggy doesn't seem to be a very good ballplayer - that is until the final inning when the game is on the line!
Jonathan London’s award-winning Froggy books teach young listeners valuable lessons. Froggy can’t wait for his baby brother to arrive. But when the big day comes, Froggy receives quite a shock - instead of a little brother, he has a little sister, Pollywogilina. Ever optimistic, Froggy makes the best of things and soon he’s teaching her how to catch flies. Young listeners and parents will delight as Froggy sets a good example for his little sister
A pet! Mom has agreed: Froggy can have a pet. Off to the pet store they go. Mom would prefer a bunny or some mice, but Froggy and his little sister, Pollywogilina, have their hearts set on a doggy. And when Froggy sees the little dog with big brown eyes, he begs to take her home. Mom cautions Froggy about all the new responsibilities he will have taking care of Doggy, but Froggy's sure there will be no problem. He doesn't count on Doggy being more difficult to train than he expected. Froggy always lands himself in a pickle, but he always bounces back.