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The Teeny Weeny Tadpole

3.77  ·  Rating Details  ·  52 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
The Teeny Weeny Tadpole works hard, trying to jump among the lily pads just like Mommy Frog. While swimming downstream he watches Lamb jump and wishes he could do the same, Lamb reassures him that someday he will be able to jump. On subsequent ventures, the Teeny Weeny Tadpole meets Rabbit and Grasshopper and watches them jump. Each of his new friends reassures him that so ...more
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Published January 3rd 2005 by Tiger Tales
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Clementine Lagarde
Oct 12, 2013 Clementine Lagarde rated it it was amazing
A fantastic book by Sheriden Cain. The Teeny Weeny Tadpole is the story of a tadpole who wants to jump like his mummy the frog! The tatpole watches his mummy jump high into the air with a flippity-flop onto a lily pad, but poor young tadpole can only manages a splich and a slash. He asks her why he can't do it and she says," you will one day". The tadpole then decides to go for a swim downstream and his mummy tells him to watch out for the big bad fish.

On his way he comes across a wooly lamb an
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Meg McGregor
Jul 18, 2014 Meg McGregor rated it really liked it
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A very sweet story relating how long growing up can seem to little ones.

This little tadpole wants to jump like his Mother but needs to wait to grow a little bit more. Before he knows it, he is able to use those frog legs and jump so far.

A great tale to read to any little one impatient to grow up!
Brooke
Feb 25, 2016 Brooke rated it really liked it
This book went even better than I thought it would. I recommend it for a small group because you can see in the illustrations how the tadpole is evolving into a frog. It's a fun book!
Kristina
Sep 27, 2015 Kristina rated it really liked it
I thought that this was a cute book. my kids enjoyed it. the pages were colorful and held their attention. I would recommend this book to others.
Natalie
Oct 27, 2014 Natalie rated it really liked it
Always a favourite with my children.
Becky B
The teeny weeny tadpole wants to be able to jump like his momma frog and sheep and rabbit. They all tell him soon he will, and eventually he does. Good thing too, because the big mean fish would have eaten him otherwise.

Comically illustrated, and with repeating text easy for kids to catch on to, this is a good pick for kids with a lesson about being patient about growing up.
Samantha
Nov 03, 2009 Samantha rated it it was amazing
This is one of my favorite books to read to Ella. I like the pictures and she loves looking for (and kissing) the ladybug that appears on most of the pages.
Elizabeth
Jun 02, 2012 Elizabeth rated it it was amazing
I love this book. Another spring-time favorite.
Terrah
Mar 18, 2011 Terrah rated it it was amazing
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Super cute!
Becky
May 06, 2011 Becky rated it really liked it
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Cute!
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