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About the BookThe adventures of best friends Frog and Toad, including Frog's suffering a bad cold and Toad's embarrassment over his unflattering bathing suit, are accompanied by material on the origins of books in the "I Can Read" series.
Celebrate the power of friendship in these five adventurous stories starring Frog and Toad--a Caldecott Honor Book!
From writing letters to going swimming, telling stories to finding lost buttons, Frog and Toad are always there for each other--just as best friends should be. This special paper-over-board commemorative edition celebrates the 60th anniversary of I Can Read books, includes the complete original stories, and features a foil cover, an anniversary burst, and eight pages of bonus material on the history of I Can Read! This beautiful edition is perfect for gift-giving.
Frog and Toad Are Friends is a Level Two I Can Read book, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the engaging stories, longer sentences, and language play of Level Two books are proven to help kids take their next steps toward reading success.
The classic Frog and Toad stories by Arnold Lobel have won numerous awards and honors, including a Newbery Honor (Frog and Toad Together), a Caldecott Honor (Frog and Toad are Friends), ALA Notable Children's Book, Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book), School Library Journal Best Children's Book, and Library of Congress Children's Book.
From the Back Cover
Special Edition Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of I Can Read!
The launch of I Can Read books was inspired by the excited cry of a young child:
"I can read! I can read! Where are the books for me?"
Eight bonus pages recount I Can Read's history, including a timeline, never-before-seen sketches, and origin stories of beloved I Can Read characters.