Frog and Toad Are Friends 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.