Froggy Learns to Swim

Froggy Learns to Swim

Paperback - 1997
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Froggy is afraid of the water until his mother, along with his flippers, snorkle, and mask, help him learn to swim.
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Scholastic, 1997, c1995.
ISBN: 9780439188524
0439188520
9780590274524
059027452X
Characteristics: [28] pages :,color illustrations ;,21 x 27 cm.
Additional Contributors: Remkiewicz, Frank - Illustrator

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LibraryLady_5 Jul 22, 2014

Young Froggy fans will enjoy this addition to the the Froggy series, because it is filled with the type of silly, onomatopoeic words, loud exchanges between Froggy and his mother, and embarrassing moments that readers and listeners have come to expect from the Froggy books. The story addresses a common fear among children and actually models replicable techniques for teaching children to swim in a fun way. Listeners may want to mimic both the body motions and the words that Froggy and his mother repeat multiple times during their swimming lesson. Of course, the idea of a frog who can't swim and needs to put rubber flippers on his feet is ridiculous, but that's part of the fun.

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Nov 01, 2007

Froggy's story rings true to life because it mirrors the experience of our preschooler learning to swim: reluctance at first, then after mastering some of the basics, he didn't want to get out of the water.

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LibraryLady_5 Jul 22, 2014

LibraryLady_5 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 3 and 6

keltermd Jun 26, 2014

keltermd thinks this title is suitable for 4 years and over

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