When Finklehopper Frog decides to give jogging a try, everyone laughs at his efforts. But Finklehopper learns that it's best to be himself and do what he loves--because that's the perfect way for him
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 LIESis 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.
2004 CBC Children’s Choice
2004 "Our Choice", Canadian Children’s Book Centre
“Livingston’s rhythms echo Finklehopper’s bounce and blithe spirit, and encourage youngsters to be happy with their own best efforts.” --Publishers Weekly
“An entertaining read-aloud.” --School Library Journal
“The rhythmic text will be fun to read aloud, and the story may encourage kids to get up and do some hopping of their own.” --Booklist