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| by Scieszka, Jon

When the Princess kissed a frog that turned him into a Prince, they thouhgt they would live happily ever after. But unfortunately, he still had many frog characteristics which made him think he would be happier as a frog. He goes to all of the local witches, but the Fairy Godmother was the only one who could help. She accidentally turned him into a carriage but when the clock strikes twelve, he turns into a prince. When he later kisses his wife, they both turn into frogs.

| by Mayer, Mercer

A frog and his friends do not always like to do the same things. So Frog goes his own way for the day.

| by Carle, Eric

A little chameleon catches flies with his sticky tongue. One day the chameleon goes to the zoo and wishes he could be like all of the animals. His wish comes true. The chameleon sees a fly but he can not catch it because he is mixed up. He wishes he could be himself again.

| by Kent, Jack

A caterpillar is excited that when she grows up, she will change into a butterfly. When the polliwog learns that he, too, will transform, he assumes he will become a butterfly as well.

| by Kellogg, Steven

Louis receives a tadpole for his birthday from Uncle McAllister in Scotland. He names his new pet Alphonse and takes him to school for show and tell. However, Louis and Alphonse must be creative to find Alphonse a new home when he keeps growing and growing and growing...

| by Mayer, Mercer

A little boy is looking for his frog. When he finds it, the frog has started a family. He gets to take a new frog home and he is happy. (wordless)

| by Brown, Ruth

A dirty toad has a slimy, mucky day in the swamp. It turns out that being disgusting pays off when a monster spits out the toad because of its terrible taste. You can't judge a toad by appearance alone.

| by Schertle, Alice

Little frog loves to sing in the pond where he lives. One night a hard rain washes him far away and he cannot find his home. He meets a lamb and a dog and goes to their homes, but their homes do not make him sing. Finally, he meets a boy who takes him back to his pond, where once again he can sing.

| by Lessac, Frane

Come and take a trip through the Caribbean with the letters of the alphabet. Experience the different animals, foods, music, games, and landmarks of the Caribbean. The cultures and lifestyles of the people in the Caribbean are explained and pictured through this alphabetical adventure.

| by Wilner, Isabel

In this alphabet garden, you will experience the process of planting a garden through spring, summer, and autumn. While tending to your garden, you may even meet a variety of animals that may lend a hand during the process.

| by Lionni, Leo

Three frogs live together by a pond. One of them finds an egg. When the egg hatches, the three frogs believe that the animal is a chicken.

| by Miles, Miska

Little Duck has many adventures when she meets a frog, a pig, a rabbit, and a redwing bird. Each animal tries to show Little Duck where they think the best place in the world is.

| by dePaola, Tomie

Bill and Pete are best friends who leave the Nile in search for Pete's cousin, Little Jane Allison Crocodile. Little Jane has been stolen and taken to the United States. Bill and Pete get separated when Pete helps a rich lady retrieve her purse. Bill joins forces with alligators from the swamp to save cousin Jane- just as Pete escapes the rich lady!

| by Yolen, Jane

Commander Toad and his crew travel from star to star in their ship called Star Warts. They have many adventures when they land on the planet of the grapes and everyone begins having allergic reactions.

| by Slate, Joseph

Miss Bindergarten and her class have lots of fun preparing for the 100th day of kindergarten. Everyone must bring 100 of some wonderful, one-hundred-full thing! Watch as everyone prepares their special thing and find out what Miss Bindergarten does for the 100th day.

| by Yolen, Jane

King Long Shanks is known for his fine, long and strong legs and he is quite proud of them. One day two tailors arrive at the palace promising they can make an outfit to show off his legs!The outfit also promises to be a true test of loyalty for the people of the kingdom.

| by Hoberman, Mary Ann

Travel beyond the waterspout -- out into the garden, pond, brook, shoe store, and even the park with this determined spring-loving spider. Sing the all-time classic tune or just read with rhythm!This book will catch you in its colorful web and keep you on your toes as you advance beyond the traditional limits.

| by Maris, Ron

A girl shows us all around her garden. There is lots to see and do in her garden.

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| by Halpern, Shari

Creatures of a river tell how they need and use the river. The river is important to everyone.

| by Lobel, Arnold

This book contains five short stories about Frog and Toad who are best friends. Each story depicts a season of the year.
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