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Froggy Goes to the Doctor

by Jonathan London, Frank Remkiewicz (Illustrator)

Series: Froggy

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Froggy isn't looking forward to his check-up because he might get a shot but when it's over and he's pronounced a very healthy frog, Dr. Mugwort is the one who dreads Froggy's next visit.

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Another one of my favorite Froggy books. This one is all about Froggy going to the doctor. He did not want to go because he was scared of getting a shot. In the end, Froggy decided that he liked the doctor and wanted to come back sooner, but the doctor says not too soon. ( )
  jana_selby97 | Sep 28, 2017 |
I am a long time fan of Froggy, since my oldest was little. Now my youngest has discovered Froggy, and all the silly voices that goes with telling the Froggy stories.

This is a sweet and silly story about Froggy's experience at Dr. Mugwort's office, they may make going to the doctor a little less scary for little kids.

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  shannon.dolgos | Sep 5, 2017 |
froggy isn't feeling to good so he ends up going to the doctor and finding out how to keep his body healthy
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  TUCC | Jul 31, 2017 |
There are many reasons why I liked this book. First, is the story is nonfiction and accurate about a doctor visit. Young readers can understand that doctor offices are not a scary place and that doctors are there to help you. For example, Dr. Mugwart warns Froggy that “ Now this may feel cold” when she pressed the stethoscope against his back. Also, the third person point of view helps the reader understand how nervous and afraid Froggy about his doctor checkup. These feelings that Froggy had are normal before going to the doctors to help young children. The big idea of the story is that everyone must have check up visits with the doctors even though you may not be sick. ( )
  eranda2 | Mar 31, 2016 |
In my opinion, I liked this book because it relates to an experience in every child’s life: going to the doctors. The way the book was written was very engaging for the audience because it has humor tied into the story line. One humorous event that occurred was when Froggy was touched by the doctor’s stethoscope. The doctor said “this may be a little cold,” and Froggy yelled into the stethoscope “IT’S FREEZING!!!” The illustrations also portrayed this humor effectively. The topic of going to the doctors can be frightening for a young child, so creating illustrations that portray a frog having fun at the doctors creates a less alarming mood. Furthermore, the characters portray real life people as frogs, which creates even further a humorous mood. The text accurately depicts a mother and son relationship with the mother telling her son to “brush his teeth” and “put on clean underwear.” Overall, all audiences can relate to the book.
  jwelle3 | Feb 15, 2016 |
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