A Frog in the Bog

Illustrated by Joan Rankin
LIST PRICE $7.99

About The Book

There's a frog on the log
in the middle of the bog.
A small, green frog
on a half-sunk log
in the middle of the bog....

About The Author

Photograph courtesy of the author

Karma Wilson is the bestselling author of several picture books, including the Bear Books series, Where Is Home, Little Pip?, and A Dog Named Doug. Karma lives in Montana.

About The Illustrator

Joan Rankin has illustrated more than twenty-five books for children. She received the South African HAUM Dann Retief Prize for Children’s Book Illustration in 1986 and the Katrina Harris Award for Children’s Book Illustration in 1991. Books she has illustrated include A Frog in the Bog by Karma Wilson and Off to First Grade by Louise Borden. She lives with her husband and three daughters in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books (February 27, 2007)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781416927273
  • Grades: P - 3
  • Ages: 4 - 8

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Raves and Reviews

"The tautly told tale, dramatic surprise, and appropriate comeuppance for the protagonist will delight young listeners."
-- Horn Book Guide

"Wilson's bouncy, humorous verses mesh well with Rankin's cartoonlike, watercolor illustrations, which fairly teem with visual asides."
-- Booklist

"This imaginative counting book will keep children laughing...."
-- School Library Journal

"Wilson's blend of early learning concepts, humor, and wordplay make for a jaunty read-aloud."
-- Publishers Weekly, starred review

Awards and Honors

  • South Carolina Book Award Nominee
  • Texas 2x2 Reading List

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