Frog and Toad Are Friends - I Can Read Author:Arnold Lobel First, Toad is sad. He has lost the big, round button from his jacket. But Frog helps him find it. "I'm glad that you're my friend", says Toad to Frog. Then Frog is sad. He is sick in bed and looking green. Toad gives him some tea and tells him a story. "I'm glad that you're my friend," says Frog to Toad. — The... more » best of friends--From writing letters to going swimming, telling stories to finding lost buttons, Frog and Toad are always there for each other -- just as best friends should be.