Little Frog and the Spring Polliwogs (Series #2)



Author: Jane Yolen
Illustrator: Ellen Shi

Target: Ages 4–8
Format: Children’s Picture Book / Hardcover & Softcover Editions
Pages: 32
Dimensions: 11″ x 9″


The first sequel in the Little Frog & the Four Seasons series from Persnickety. Our feisty heroine, Little Frog, is on a new adventure. This time she’s trying to stay a jump, or rather a lily pad, ahead of the spring polliwogs (brothers, sisters, and cousins of hers).

They are SO much trouble and just keep getting in the way. But when that polliwog trouble becomes nothing compared to a real threat—boys with nets!!!—Little Frog has to remember all that she’s been taught in order to save the tadpoles from disaster.

Author Information

Jane Yolen has authored more than 350 books including the Caldecott-winning Owl Moon, and the New York Times bestselling series How Do Dinosaurs. Jane’s books have been translated into over 20 languages and are popular around the world. Jane wrote On Bird Hill for Persnickety’s sister imprint, the Cornell Lab Publishing Group (Spring 2016) and is now working on the continuing series releasing Spring and Summer 2017 (On Duck Pond and On Gull Beach, respectively).

Praise for Jane Yolen’s Owl Moon:
“The very best books for not-quite-reading children must be written to charm and astonish the adults who read them aloud . . . Owl Moon does this better than any new children’s book I have seen in a long time.” –New York Times Book Review – Paul Johnson

About the Illustrator

Ellen Shi grew up in the great state of New Jersey and recently graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design, majoring in Illustration. She loves color, simple shapes and texture. Ellen is also an avid fan of nature, film, and books. When not drawing or painting, you will probably find her with her nose in a book.

Additional information

Weight0.57 lbs
Dimensions11 × 9 in

Jane Yolen


Hardcover Edition, Softcover Edition

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