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999 Tadpoles (edition 2011)

by Ken Kimura, Yasunari Murakami

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Title:999 Tadpoles
Authors:Ken Kimura
Other authors:Yasunari Murakami
Info:NorthSouth (2011), Hardcover, 40 pages
Collections:Childrens
Rating:*****
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I was totally charmed by this! I loved the dry, dry text. ("'We have a situation here,' said Father.") I loved the round froggy eyes and the many, many jumpy froggy legs. Whimsical story with a just-right solution. Great for storytime! ( )
  MelissaZD | Dec 31, 2013 |
The kids will see the tadpoles become frogs, as well as, what prey on frogs. Once the frogs finally make it home, in an unconventional way, they are as happy as can be.
  bmmander | Dec 2, 2013 |
"Field-tested" this one with my kindergartners last week, and they loved it. The story lends itself very well to conversations about fiction vs nonfiction, and how reading a silly story like this one can inspire us to learn more about frogs (and with Nic Bishop's Frogs at the ready, they were hooked). ( )
  KimJD | Apr 8, 2013 |
In this Japanese import, 999 young frogs and their parents demonstrate amazing resourcefulness as they escape predators on their way to a new home. Totally delightful! ( )
  Sullywriter | Apr 3, 2013 |
As long as your child does not get upset about the hawk trying to carry the father frog off, this is great. Love the proud parent's of 999. ( )
  alyson | Aug 23, 2012 |
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After the 999 tadpoles who live in a small pond outgrow their home, their mother tells them to follow their father in seach of a new pond, as they tag along even when their father is swooped up by a hungry hawk.

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