A Frog ThingReview - A Frog Thing
by Eric Drachman
Kidwick Books, 2006
Review by Christian Perring, Ph.D.
Aug 15th 2006 (Volume 10, Issue 33)

A Frog Thing is a short illustrated book with an audio CD of the text. It comes from the author of Elison the Elephant, Leo the Lightning Bug, and It's Me!, all published by Kidwick books. Frank is a frog who wants to fly, but since he is a frog, everyone tells him he is not able to. But some birds take him on a trip through the air, so he flies in a sense. The watercolor illustrations by James Muscarello are quirkily sweet and the audio production, featuring some children, is charming. This is appropriate for small children, and may help them learn not only about accepting the limitations of being small, but also about how helping others will help you get what you want.

 

 

2006 Christian Perring. All rights reserved.

Christian Perring, Ph.D., is Academic Chair of the Arts & Humanities Division and Chair of the Philosophy Department at Dowling College, Long Island. He is also editor of Metapsychology Online Reviews.  His main research is on philosophical issues in medicine, psychiatry and psychology.


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