Froggy Learns To Swim

Summary:

Froggy is spending his summer learning to swim with his parents. In the process, he needs to overcome some of his fears about being in the water.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

This is a nice story, with simple artwork. It is well done.

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Little Kid Reaction

They like yelling "F-R-O-G-G-Y-Y-Y!!!" at the appropriate points in the book.

Parent Reaction

Useful for late spring, when swimming season is just around the corner and kids need encouragement to get ready.

Type of Book:
This is a story that may encourage reluctant swimmers to take the leap.
Educational Themes:

This is a book about learning to swim. Froggy's reluctance and fear of water may be a way to open other discussions (e.g., try, try again).

Reading Level:
2.0
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
7 to 9
Recommended Age To Read Together:
4 to 8
Age of child:
Read with children ages 3 and 6 years old.
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy.

Title Froggy Learns to Swim
Author Jonathan London
Publisher Puffin Books, a Penguin Random House Company © 1997
Illustrators Frank Remkiewicz
ISBN 0140553126
Material Hard Cover
Genres Sports
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