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March 31, 2016

THE FROG THAT LOST HIS CROAK by Anne Toole

AFTER LOSING HIS WONDERFUL
CROAK, WHAT DID THE LITTLE FROG
LEARN ABOUT HIMSELF?

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THE FROG THAT LOST  HIS CROAK
by
Anne Toole


BOOK DETAILS
(from back of book)
A little frog who loved to croak night and day,
Was very sad when his croak suddenly went away.
While waiting and hoping for his croak to return,
What valuable lessons did the little frog learn?
  • Paperback: 26 pages
  • Publisher: Outskirts Press (December 24, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1478764139
  • ISBN-13: 978-1478764137
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REVIEW
There was very little about the book on Amazon.  It would be nice if a little more was entered about the book and author.  The little paperback has 26 pages (unnumbered).  It would be suitable to those learning to read or the little ones you read to.  It has a lesson to be learned about boasting.  The illustrator made some colorful and bright pictures to go with the story. The story, like most of Ms. Toole's is in rhyme.  This is nice, since it keeps the little one's attention. The little frog that had a lesson to learn finds out that no one likes him since he has bragged too much. He learns to listen instead of croaking and discovers a valuable lesson. This is a easy to read book that will help teach the little ones that not everything is always  about them but to think of others too.
This is a great little book for your child's bookshelf to be read and re-read.
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I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author, Anne Toole, and Outskirts Press, in exchange for my unbiased review.  No other compensation took place.

 I would give this book 4 STARS.

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AUTHOR 
Anne Toole grew up  in Williston, South Carolina. She is a graduate of Anderson Jr. College in Anderson, South Carolina and the University of Georgia with a B.S. in Elementary Education. She taught in a first grade classroom in Augusta for thirty years. Ms. Toole has always enjoyed reading and writing poetry.  As a child, she loved to listen to nursery rhymes and stories written in verse.  When she became a teacher, she used nursery rhymes and simple poems in the class to enhance the regular Language Arts curriculum.  After retiring, Ms. Toole worked part time for several years as an ESOL teacher and also began writing stories about children and animals.  Most are written in verse.  Ms. Toole is an avid traveler and has traveled extensively in the United States, Canada and to many countries in Europe. She has also traveled to Northern Africa and the Middle East. Ms. Toole presently resides in Columbia, South Carolina.

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