Dear Treefrog
Dear Treefrog

Dear Treefrog

Written by Joyce Sidman & illustrated by Diana Sudyka
4 - 7
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May 25, 2021
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Capturing the joy of finding a kindred spirit, this stunning picture book by Newbery Honor-winning poet Joyce Sidman tells the story of a lonely girl moving into a new home and the little treefrog that helps her connect to the beautiful world around her. Perfect for fans of A Butterfly Is Patient and They Saw a Cat. I See You suddenly among the tangled green a tiny dollop of frog where before there was only leaf . . . Are you new here too? When a shy girl moves to a strange new home, she discovers a treefrog perched in a secret spot nearby and learns that sometimes, all it takes to connect with the people and the world around us is a little patience, a curious mind, and a willingness to see the world through a different perspective than your own. With beautiful gouache illustrations by Diana Sudyka and magical, perceptive poems from Newbery Honor-winning author Joyce Sidman, the lives of one tree frog and the girl who discovers it converge, bringing solace, courage, and joy in finding a kindred spirit.

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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    May 25, 2021
    Houghton Mifflin
    Page Count
    Reading Age
    4 - 7 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)

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