A Toad by the Road

A Toad by the Road

Poems About A Toad's Lifecycle

Book - 2007
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Baker & Taylor
A collection of fact-filled poems traces the life cycle of amphibians as they change from springtime tadpoles into full-grown toads that hibernate in winter, and describes their many wonders, from sticky fly-catching tongues to the way they shed skin and camouflage. 25,000 first printing.

McMillan Palgrave
Explore a toad’s life cycle

Toads are small and often unseen by human eyes, but their world is rich and varied. The toads in these eloquent poems describe their many wonders, from sticky fly-catching tongues, to the way they shed skin, and camouflage. Joanne Ryder traces the life cycle of amphibians as they change from springtime tadpoles into full-grown toads that hibernate in winter. Maggie Kneen’s illustrations showcase toads in their natural habitat with precise, dramatic detail. You’ll never think of toads the same way again!
Toad by the Road is a 2008 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.


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Poems and illustrations trace the yearly life cycle of toads from tadoles in the spring to adults which hibernate in the winter.
A series of poems follows the life of toads from spring through winter hibernation, while factoids reveal truths about the physical characteristics and behaviors of toads.

Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780805073546
080507354X
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Kneen, Maggie - Illustrator

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