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Finklehopper Frog

by Irene Livingston
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Product Details

  • Publisher: Tricycle Press
  • Publishing date: 01/04/2005
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-13: 9781582460758
  • ISBN: 1582460752


Jogging is the thing to do in town, and Finklehopper Frog is eager to join in. To mark the occasion, Finkle finds an extra-special jogging suit then hits the road.

He hippied and he hoppied and he sang a sweet ker-chog,
until he started wondering is THIS the way to jog?

Finklehopper’s doubts grow until one smart bunny helps Finkle discover that being part of the crowd doesn’t mean casting aside your own froggy style. Catchy, rhythmic prose and peppy vernacular are paired with bright illustrations of a distinctive animal community in what is sure to become an all-time read-aloud favorite.

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  • This book is catchy
    From Amazon

    The story line has a good lesson, and my daughter enjoys looking at all of the animals in their jogging suits. I definitely recommend to others.

  • Wyatt's mom
    From Amazon

    My son loves this book. It has a great rythym to it and the illustrations are wonderful.

  • Uplifting book
    From Amazon

    This is one of our favorite books. The message is great--"just be yourself" and the rhythm of the book helps deliver that happy message.

  • GREAT FIND!!!!
    From Amazon

    This book is a fabulously feel good book for ages 3-up. Purchase several- one for you & one for a gift! The message conveyed It is ok to be different accompanied by vibrantly colored pictures. See Also: Finklehopper Cheers-another great story, but not as catchy as the 1st-still, one I am happy we own.

  • Has a good lesson in the story kids will love
    From Amazon

    Finklehopper Frog, originally published in hardcover, is being released by Tricycle Press in paperback. Author Irene Livingston has published over a hundred children's stories and poems and lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. Brian Lies has illustrated over a dozen children's books and lives in Massachusetts. Wow! Everyone in Finklehopper Frog's neighborhood seems to be involved in a fitness craze and have taken up jogging. Finklehopper Frog thinks exercise is a good idea and purchases a jazzy jogging suit with pink and purple dots. He gets dressed and hits the trails--hopping. His confidence continues to diminish as other joggers snicker and laugh at him. He's feeling pretty awful until a bunny convinces him that his unique style is `a good thing' and he doesn't have to feel bad about it. The message of Finklehopper Frog is a good one and is delivered in a manner that small children will easily understand. They will giggle at the pictures and get caught up in the verse. The illustrations are delightful and add to the story. Armchair Interviews says: Children will enjoy Finklehopper Frog and want to read it again and again.

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