Frog and Toad Are Friends Author:Arnold Lobel Frog runs to Toad's house. "Toad, Toad," he shouts, "wake up! It is spring!" It is time for Frog and Toad to begin a whole new year together as best friends. From their search for Toad's lost button to a summertime swimming adventure, they are always there for each other. — This Caldecott Honor Book continues to charm children more than three dec... more »ades after its original publication. A time-honored tale of friendship that is perfect for reading together.
The inseparable Frog and Toad are introduced to readers through five wonderfully silly adventures. Like an innocent Laurel and Hardy, the two amphibians show the true meaning of friendship -- Toad tells stories to Frog when Frog is sick, Frog helps search for Toad's lost button, and Frog writes a letter to Toad because he never receives any mail. These marvelous tales touch both the heart and the funny bone.
Arnold Lobel (1933-1987) was a Caldecott Medalist who illustrated more than seventy picture books during his career, writing twenty-eight of them.
A Caldecott Honor book and an "I Can Read" book.« less