Frog and the Treasure by Max Velthuijs


Frog and the Treasure by Max Velthuijs

Frog and Little Bear go off to dig for treasure. 'But how do you know there will be treasure?' says Little Bear.'I just know,' says Frog. So together they dig a hole; a hole so deep that once they are in, they can't get out. Who will rescue them? And at the end of it all, will they have discovered treasure? Of course they will. Frog is an inspired creation - a masterpiece of graphic simplicity . (Guardian).


'There is happy simplicity in the telling which is complemented superbly by the bold, sharp clarity of the author's illustrations.'

'The cute illustrations and perfectly pitched language make this a fantastic book for toddlers.'

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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32 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5


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Publication date

7th August 2014



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.

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