Salta, Ranita, Salta (Jump, Frog, Jump) with CD
"This is the turtle that slid into the pond and ate the snake that dropped from a branch and swallowed the fish that swam after the frog -- JUMP, FROG, JUMP!" This infectious cumulative tale will soon have the young frogs you know jumping and chanting with joy.
“Jump, Frog, Jump” is a lyrical children’s book written by Robert Kalan along with illustrations by Byron Barton and it is about how a small frog tries to avoid all the dangerous animals who all want it for their dinner. The food chain theme may be a bit too upsetting for smaller children to handle, but older children would most definitely enjoy this lyrical book about the food chain and a smart frog.
Robert Kalan’s writing is highly creative and lyrical as he writes the explanation of the food ...more
This children's literature book would be considered great quality. According to Children's Literature Briefly 7th ...more
Used for "Frog Fever" Storytime-May, 2010.
“That’s a sure sign baby there’s a bullfrog on your mind.”
-- John Sebastian (1971)
“This is the snake that dropped from a branch
and swallowed the fish
that swam after the frog
that was under the fly that climbed out of the water.
How did the frog get away?
Jump, frog, jump!”
Greenwillow Books was a picture book powerhouse in the 1980s, publishing many great titles that won awards a ...more
This story also, brilliantly, adds a repeating call and response element. As various predators and other enemies threaten the frog, the po ...more
Children will love shouting the repeated catchphrase.