Frog Finds a Friend by Max Velthuijs


Frog Finds a Friend by Max Velthuijs

One fine autumn day, Frog finds a little bear lost and alone in the forest. He decides to take him home to be his new friend. Hare tells him bear won't be able to talk, but Frog is determined to teach him. And to the other animals' surprise, he does! They become the best of friends, but one day, little bear decides to go back to where he came from. Frog is inconsolable - will he ever see him again?


Frog is an inspired creation - a masterpiece of graphic simplicity. Guardian A warm, loving story full of friendship and happiness. School Librarian A charming story about friendship and parting. Publishing News A child's ability to transform the inanimate object will be tickled by Max Velthuji's Frog Finds a Friend. Anyone who's ever lost a stuffed animal will enjoy this. -- Philip Womack Telegraph

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 To 5


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Publication date

29th April 2010



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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