Not until he awakens in spring does Bear remember the story he wanted to tell his friends the previous autumn. Pencil and watercolor illustrations balance with white space to create gentle Bear and the soft colors of changing seasons.
Frogs eat flies, and six silly stories with simple text for beginning readers with comic-style illustrations introduce a frog staying faithful to its nature. But then frog meets bear, and bear likes tasty frogs. . . .
Third-grader Owen and his nosy friend Viola have two problems during their hot Georgia summer: what to do with a sick giant bullfrog and how to move the amazing submersible that fell off a passing train to nearby Graham Pond for launching.
Red, yellow, blue, and green frogs leap through this master photographer’s paean to these lively amphibians. An engaging text amplifies the visual experience and includes fascinating information about how the pictures were taken.