Frog in Love by Max Velthuijs
  

Frog in Love

Written by Max Velthuijs
Illustrated by
Part of the Frog Series

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The very first picture book to feature Max Velthuijs’ loveable amphibian. Frog is feeling most unwell. He keeps getting hot, then cold, and something inside his chest is going 'thump, thump'. Hare says it means he's in love! But who with? And how can he show his devotion?

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Synopsis

Frog in Love by Max Velthuijs

Frog is feeling most unwell. He keeps getting hot, then cold, and something inside his chest is going "thump, thump". Hare says it means he's in love, but who with? How can he show his devotion - perhaps by performing the biggest jump ever?

Reviews

Disarmingly sweet with just enough eccentricity. Some sage advice. * Teach Primary Magazine * Few picture book heroes are more immediately endearing than Frog. Tender and touching story of a search for love. * Irish Times, Robert Dunbar * Hurray! Just in time for Valentines Day. If you didn't get hold of a copy the first time around do so now, it's just great. * Red Reading Hub Blog * It's hard to beat Max Velthuijs

-- Wendy Cooling * Literacy & Learning * This delightful story is perfect. * Books for Keeps *

About the Author

Max Velthuijs was born in The Hague in 1923, and died in 2005, aged 81. He is now considered to be one of Holland's most important creators of children's books, alongside Dick Bruna. He won many awards, including the highly prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 2004.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Max Velthuijs
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Publisher

Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

1st January 2015

ISBN

9781783441457

Categories

Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

Publisher's Website

www.andersenpress.co.uk


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