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Froggy's Day With Dad Reprint Edition
Contributor(s): London, Jonathan, Remkiewicz, Frank (Illustrator)
ISBN: 0142406341     ISBN-13: 9780142406342
Publisher: Puffin
    OUR PRICE: $6.30  
Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: March 2006
Annotation: After spending a not-so-successful day with Dad on the mini golf course for Father's Day, all ends well when Froggy presents his dad with a special coffee mug he decorated in school. Full color.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Fathers and sons; Fiction.
Father's Day; Fiction.
Miniature golf; Fiction.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Animals | Frogs & Toads
- Juvenile Fiction | Family | Parents
Dewey: [E]
LCCN: bl2006012369
Academic/Grade Level: Kindergarten, Ages 5-6
Series: Froggy
Book type: Easy Fiction
Physical Information: 7.25" H x 8.75" W x 0.25" (0.10 lbs) 32 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 78935
Reading Level: 2.2   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
It's Father's Day at last, and Froggy is so-o-o excited. "We're going to play golf " he tells his dad. Oh no. Dad says Froggy's too little for golf. "But you're just the right size to play miniature golf " he explains. At the fun park, Froggy discovers mini golf is fun--especially once he figures out how to face the right way. With his beginners' luck, Froggy makes a hole in one But his next shot hits his dad on the head--bonk --and that's only the beginning. All ends well, though, when Froggy presents his dad with a special coffee mug he decorated in school: To the Best Dad I Ever Had

Contributor Bio(s):

Jonathan London is the creator of twenty-five books about lovable and enduringly popular Froggy.  He is also a poet and a novelist. Jonathan and his wife live in Graton, California.

Frank Remkiewicz has illustrated numerous books for children, including the popular Froggy books by Jonathan London (Viking and Puffin). He lives in Sarasota, Florida.

Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2004 Fall)
Though Froggy's intentions are good, his Father's Day plans don't turn out quite as expected. He burns breakfast and accidentally hits his father with a baseball bat, then with a golf ball. But the mug he specially hand-lettered for his dad makes up for the mishaps. The simple, slapstick story and the colorful illustrations will please die-hard Froggy fans. Copyright 2004 Horn Book Guide Reviews.

Reviewed by Publishers Weekly Reviews (PW Reviews 2004 April #4)
Everyone's favorite amphibian stars in Froggy's Day with Dad by Jonathan London, illus. by Frank Remkiewicz, the 14th book in the series. For Dad's special day, Froggy plans a special breakfast, a round of bumper boats and a game of miniature golf-all with more than a few zips, thumps, thunks and bonks tossed in. Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.

Reviewed by School Library Journal Reviews (SLJ Reviews 2004 June)
K-Gr 3-It's Father's Day, and the endearing young amphibian is looking forward to a special time with his dad. After a less than perfect breakfast, the two go to the park to enjoy in recreational activities such as miniature golf and bumper boats. Even though, in typical Froggy style, not everything goes smoothly-there are a few accidents and lots of plodding and flopping-in the end the day is a happy one for both of them. As in Froggy's previous adventures, the simple, energetic illustrations match the pleasantly ordinary and sentimental tenor of the text. This latest day in the life of Froggy is sure to elicit chuckles from readers and will be a welcome addition to any collection needing appealing stories about father-child relationships.-Holly T. Sneeringer, St. Mark School, Baltimore, MD Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.