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Frogs (A Day in the Life): What Do Frogs, Toads, and Tadpoles Get Up to All Day?

Frogs (A Day in the Life): What Do Frogs, Toads, and Tadpoles Get Up to All Day?

Current price: $16.99
Publication Date: May 2nd, 2023
Publisher:
Neon Squid
ISBN:
9781684493074
Pages:
48
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Description

Set over 24 hours, meet see-through frogs, tiny tadpoles, and rampaging toads in this kids' nonfiction book by expert Dr. Itzue W. Caviedes-Solis.

Journey into the rainforest to follow the lives of these nocturnal animals as they dance, hunt, and fight their way through their day. Frog scientist and conservationist Dr. Itzue W. Caviedes-Solis tells the story of the world’s most amazing frogs and toads in the style of a nature documentary, including gentle science explanations of topics such as metamorphosis that are perfect for future biologists. Witness incredible moments including:

• The frog that can turn blue
• A wolverine frog that shoots claws out from beneath its skin
• A female frog that absorbs frogspawn into its own skin!

Beautifully illustrated by Henry Rancourt and packed with animal facts, Frogs (A Day in the Life) encourages kids to look at the incredible roles these mind-boggling amphibians play in ecosystems across the globe.

Also available: Bugs, Big Cats, Sharks, Horses, Birds

About the Author

Dr. Itzue W. Caviedes-Solis is Assistant Professor in Conservation Biology at Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania. Hailing from Mexico, her research focuses on the ecology, evolution, and conservation of tropical frogs.

Henry Rancourt is a freelance illustrator based in Cleveland, Ohio. He completed his BFA in Illustration at the Cleveland Institute of Art. In 2021, Henry showed work in The Society of Illustrators Los Angeles West 59 Show. He is also a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.

Neon Squid creates beautiful nonfiction books for inquisitive kids (and kids at heart). We believe the most amazing stories are real ones, so our books are for children who want to decipher ancient scrolls, orbit distant stars, and dive into the deepest oceans. Our books are a labor of love—written by experts, illustrated by the best artists around, and produced using the finest materials, including sustainably sourced paper. We hope that by reading them kids are encouraged to further explore the world around them.

Praise for Frogs (A Day in the Life): What Do Frogs, Toads, and Tadpoles Get Up to All Day?

"Herpetologist Caviedes-Solis makes a strong case for looking at frogs with wonder... In tandem with Rancourt’s clear, colorful explanatory illustrations, Caviedes-Solis’ stories enchant as they reveal more and more about the many ways frogs adapt and pass life on to new tadpoles. An impressive primer on one of nature’s most fascinating animal families." --Kirkus

"The text tells a playful story and delivers a great deal of information... accompanied by colorful, detailed spreads that engage readers." --SLJ