Jogging is " the " thing to do in town, and Finklehopper Frog is eager to join in. To mark the occasion, Finkle finds an extra special jogging suit then hits the road."He hippied and he hoppied and he sang a sweet ker-chog, until he started wondering is THIS the way to jog?" Finklehopper''s doubts grow until one smart bunny helps Finkle discover that being part of the crowd doesn''t mean casting aside your own froggy style. Catchy, rhythmic prose and peppy vernacular are paired with bright illustrations of a distinctive animal community in what is sure to become an all-time read-aloud favorite.Recipient of the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio''s Gold Award. Lively diversity title. Highlights physical exercise for young children.
About the Author
As a child, Irene Livingston loved telling stories to her little sister. She grew up to be a teacher and then a mother, so there were lots of opportunities to practice storytelling, Irene lives in Vancouver, Canada.
Brian Lies is the award-winning author-illustrator of the New York Times bestsellers Bats at the Beach, Bats at the Library, Bats at the Ballgame, andBats in the Band.In addition, hehas written and illustrated more than twenty books for children. Born in Princeton, New Jersey, Brian lives on the South Shore of Massachusetts with his family. Visit www.BrianLies.com to learn more about the author and his books.
Bounce and blithe spirit . . . bright, crisp acrylics." Publishers Weekly[A] fun read aloud." Booklist