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Bad Frogs

2.83  ·  Rating Details  ·  54 Ratings  ·  14 Reviews
They’re wild! They’re irrepressible! And they’re very, very bad! These gleefully naughty frogs are certain to tickle the inner imp in reader and listener alike.

Calling all frog fans! Follow Thacher Hurd’s crew of 170 funny, funky BAD frogs as they slurp, burp, skateboard, parachute, and PLAY their way through the bright, action-packed pages of this rollicking book. A hoot
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Hardcover, 40 pages
Published March 10th 2009 by Candlewick Press
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Miss Sarah
Mar 08, 2016 Miss Sarah rated it did not like it
All about frogs not having good behavior. This books just didn't grab me but could be a good tool to teach a child what good behavior should be.
Karen Dransfield
Jun 21, 2015 Karen Dransfield rated it it was amazing
Shelves: picture-book
Some very bad frogs... doing naughty things. Very funny!
Marissa García
Feb 25, 2014 Marissa García rated it really liked it
Makes for a gleeful storytime audience!
Becca
Apr 18, 2016 Becca rated it it was ok
Bad frogs doing "bad" things.
Danie P.
Jul 23, 2010 Danie P. rated it it was amazing
Bad frog is all about frogs who misbehave. It's written more to a toddler crowd but preschool will love it especially if you give it sound effects. There is one page that I would skip...bad frogs staying out late kissing their girlfriends. Why would that author put that in there for a book for children?! Anyway I plan on just paper clipping the pages together as that was my only qualm. Word to the wise, these frogs will always be bad so make sure to read it to kids who understand that this is NO ...more
Jackie
Those Bad Frogs! Will they ever learn? They use very bad manners at the dinner table (BURP!)...Spilling water out of the bathtub (GLUB!)...Painting the walls. Could they be good? Can they be quiet? NOT A CHANCE.

Used for "Frog Fever" Family Storytime-May, 2010.
Molly
Apr 04, 2009 Molly rated it really liked it
Shelves: goodboyreads, funny
Not sure why the frogs are so bad but they do enjoy being bad frogs and I enjoyed going along for the ride! These bad frogs do all sorts of bad things and question if they will be good. Funny book with no real lesson here. Ages 3+
Amber Henrie
Dec 16, 2010 Amber Henrie rated it it was ok
I didn't really like this book. I thought the story was dumb and it doesn't teach good things. I would never use it in my classroom.
Samantha
Hilarious and adorable - these frogs "chew gum," "fight with their toothbrushes," and "kiss their girlfriends," among other "bad" things.
Inspired Kathy
May 24, 2012 Inspired Kathy rated it liked it
My daughter chose this one at the library today. Not a favorite but we liked the illustrations, they were fun.
Katie Casey
Dec 26, 2012 Katie Casey rated it did not like it
Shelves: read-to-kids
Thought the "bad frogs" might decide to be good and have some redeeming qualities, but they don't.
Aspasia
Mar 20, 2010 Aspasia rated it liked it
Shelves: read-to-aidan
I'm giving this 3 stars because no one teaches the bad frogs how to behave.
Anina
Mar 01, 2012 Anina rated it it was amazing
Shelves: picture-books
Hilarious!
PWRL
Sep 16, 2011 PWRL marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2011-new
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Thacher grew up in a family of children's book artists, and after attending the California College of Arts and Crafts, he began to turn his talent to picture books. He is the award-winning author of Mama Don't Allow, Art Dog, and most recently Moo Cow Kaboom! He has also written two board books, Cat's Pajamas and Zoom City. Thacher and his wife, Olivia, live in Berkeley, California.

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