They gazed into each other's tiny eyes...and fell in love.
"I love everything about you," said the caterpillar.
"Promise you'll never change." And foolishly the tadpole promised...
But we all know that tadpoles don't stay the same, and neither do caterpillars.
Will they still be able to love each other?
The ending was meanly SHOCKING to absolutely everyone.. Soooo unexpected !
I loved the drawings, they're very simple and and colors are beautifully childish !
There is a tadpole and a caterpillar and they fall in love. The caterpillar tells the tadpole he must never change though. The next time they see each other the tadpole has grown legs. The caterpillar gets upset and tells him he must promise her again that he will never change. The next time they...more
I enjoyed this book and think it would be great...more
However, again just as the weather changes the caterpillar finds herself to have transformed into a butterfly. She eventually acc...more
A rainbow and a pearl fell in love. The rainbow requested her beloved pearl, to promise to never change. Unfortunately Pearl was destined to break his promise, as he was a tadpole and his love Rainbow, a caterpillar.
Obviously not a fan of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 116 (“...Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds...” ) Rainbow becomes increasingly distressed and peeved at the physical changes she observes in her beau each time they meet. Pear...more
It is a story of a tadpole who falls in love with a caterpillar, they make a prommise to eachother that they will never change. Not long after making that promise, the tadpole begins to alter in appearance as he turns into a frog. The caterpillar becomes very di...more
Tadpole loves his rainbow friend, the caterpillar, and she tells him she loves everything about him.
“Promise that you will never change,” she says.
But as the seasons pass and he matures, his legs grow, and then his arms – and what happens to his beautiful rainbow friend? As he sits on his lily pad, digesting the butterfly he has just eaten, he little realizes that now he will never know!
Follow the o...more
My nieces loved watching my surprise and shock, thought it was hilarious. My older niece commented in her very grown up way: (view spoiler)['Don't you know frogs eat butterflies?' (hide spoiler)]
My brother said that they took the book in their stride and weren't bothered by it a...more
They both take a vowel to never change. But as time goes by nature takes its course and the tadpole matures into a ribbeting frog!
At the same time the butterfly matures too!
One day the frog is sitting on his lily pad and sees a scrumptious butterfly and he quickly gobbles it up....
The next day he sits and waits for his love.
what has he done?
Read the book to find out!
I absolutely enjoyed this book. Its got humo...more
The book is very simple. The format is great, the pictures are fun, but the story is the real selling point. The story progresses between a tadpole and caterpillar that have fallen in love. But as the tadpole begins to change, the butterfly doubts that he is seriously in love. The end of the book is hilarious and totally caught me off guard.
I have read this to my fifth grader...more
So starts this sweet but funny book that's perfect for 1st graders. Tadpole and caterpillar have found their true loves, and caterpillar says, "Promise me that you'll never change." But tadpole keeps changing (growing legs, etc.) and caterpillar gets very angry. Finally, caterpillar goes off in a huff with h...more
When I started reading, I was like "ugh...this is going to be dumb." The ending was TOTALLY unexpected though. It was very sadistic and humorous. I think older kids would find this hilarious, but I think younger kids would cry.
The pictures and format are fun and unique.
This book isn't for everyone, but it sure gave me and my husband a good shock and laugh.
"She was his beautiful rainbow, and he was her shiny black pearl."
Then NATURE leaps upon our lovebirds with a lesson in animal behaviour (suggested read --> Life of Pi).
We are what we are. Don't anthropomorphise our beloved animals. Here endeth the lesson.