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  • Published: 6 December 2012
  • ISBN: 9781849396158
  • Imprint: Andersen Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 32

Frog Finds a Friend



New, large format paperback edition of this classic Frog story about friendship.

One fine autumn day, Frog finds a little bear lost and alone in the forest. He decides to take him home to be his new friend. Hare tells him bear won't be able to talk, but Frog is determined to teach him. And to the other animals' surprise, he does! They become the best of friends, but one day, little bear decides to go back to where he came from. Frog is inconsolable - will he ever see him again?

  • Published: 6 December 2012
  • ISBN: 9781849396158
  • Imprint: Andersen Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 32

About the author

Max Velthuijs

Max Velthuijs was born in The Hague in 1923, and died in 2005, aged 81. He is now considered to be one of Holland's most important creators of children's books, alongside Dick Bruna. He won several awards, including the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Medal 2004. He worked as an illustrator of posters, adverts and films after the war and only started working on children's books in the 1980s. He lived in The Hague with his son.

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Praise for Frog Finds a Friend

Frog is an inspired creation - a masterpiece of graphic simplicity.

Guardian

A warm, loving story full of friendship and happiness.

School Librarian

A charming story about friendship and parting.

Publishing News

A child's ability to transform the inanimate object will be tickled by Max Velthuji's Frog Finds a Friend. Anyone who's ever lost a stuffed animal will enjoy this.

Philip Womack, Telegraph

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