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City Dog, Country Frog

Written by Mo Willems & illustrated by Jon J Muth
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In spring, when City Dog runs free in the country for the first time, he spots Country Frog sitting on a rock, waiting for a friend. “You’ll do,” Frog says, and together they play Country Frog games. In summer, they meet again and play City Dog games. Through the seasons, whenever City Dog visits the country he runs straight for Country Frog’s rock. In winter, things change for City Dog and Country Frog. Come spring, friendship blooms again, a little different this time. <p/>Mo Willems’ spare, poignant text and Jon J. Muth’s expressive watercolors team up to tell a story that will resonate with readers of all ages.

What Kind of Book is City Dog, Country Frog

Primarily about:
frogs and toads

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Who Wrote City Dog, Country Frog

Mo Willems

Mo Willems knows a Good Idea when he sees one. A three-time Caldecott Honor winner (for <em>Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!</em>, <em>Knuffle Bunny</em>, and <em>Knuffle Bunny Too</em>), he also won two Geisel Medals and two Geisel Honors for his Elephant and Piggie books. His books are perennial <em>New York Times</em> bestsellers, including <em>Knuffle Bunny Free</em>, <em>Hooray for Amanda & Her Alligator!</em>, and the Cat the Cat series. Before he turned to making picture books, Mo was a writer and animator on <em>Sesame Street</em>, where he won six Emmys. Mo lives with his family in Massachusetts.

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Who Illustrated City Dog, Country Frog

Jon J Muth

Jon J Muth’s enchanting picture books include his Caldecott Honor Book <i>Zen Shorts</i> and four companion books featuring Stillwater, Koo, and their wonderful young friends. His book <i>The Three Questions</i>, based on a short story by Tolstoy, was called “quietly life-changing” by <i>The New York Times Book Review</i>. And <i>The Horn Book</i> called Jon’s <i>Stone Soup</i> “delicious and satisfying.” His exquisitely beautiful books have been translated into more than fifteen languages and are cherished by readers of all ages. Jon lives in New York State with his wife and their four children.

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Mo Willems's Book Dedication

For the seasons, and all things that change

Jon J Muth's Book Dedication

For Aimee and Addy and their canine friends. Gracie, Grant, Cary, and Angel

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