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The Prince of the Pond

Otherwise Known as De Fawg Pin
Narrated by: Cheryl Stern
Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
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Publisher's Summary

From the author of The Magic Circle, Zel, and Stones in Water. 

Who is that handsome green stranger? None of the pond dwellers has ever seen the peculiar new frog before. They found him sitting in a pile of human clothes outside the hag’s house. What a strange frog he is! 

He gets his feet tangled when he tries to jump, he refuses to eat bugs, and he can’t tell a toad from a frog. He calls himself “De Fawg Pin,” and he’s about to turn pond life topsy-turvy! 

©1994 Donna Jo Napoli (P)2018 Listening Library

Critic Reviews

“The frog prince motif has inspired many books, but few as original as this novel.” (Booklist

“An animal fantasy that fairy tale readers will relish.” (Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, starred review)

"Readers will enjoy this funny fairy tale, but they will also learn about what makes frogs different from toads, why they have two vocal sacs, and how the whole mating thing works." (School Library Journal)

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