The Great Frog Race: And Other Poems

by Kristine George and Kate Kiesler
$6.99
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A fresh collection of twenty-eight poems about a girl living in the country.


  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780618604784
  • ISBN-10: 0618604782
  • Pages: 48
  • Publication Date: 10/17/2005
  • Carton Quantity: 50

About the book

A fresh collection of twenty-eight poems about a girl living in the country.

About the author
Kristine George

Kristine O'Connell George is an acclaimed poet who conducts poetry workshops for children and teachers. She is the author of several books of poetry for young people, including Toasting Marshmallows: Camping Poems and The Great Frog Race, winner of the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award. She lives with her family in Southern California. Visit her online at kristinegeorge.com and on Twitter at @Kristine_George. 

Kate Kiesler

Born in New Hampshire and raised in Vermont, Kate Kiesler began painting at an early age. She graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design and now paints and illustrates full-time. Kate paints with oils, and her rich style has been highly praised. Kate Kiesler has illustrated numerous picture books, including The Great Frog Race and Other Poems. She lives in Frisco, Colorado.

Reviews

"The soft, full-and-double-page scenes are evocative and inviting, featuring a comfortably homely cast of boys and girls. For personal enjoyment, reading aloud, and encouraging children in the writing of poetry -- this offering has lots of uses." School Library Journal, Starred