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Tale of a Tadpole

Francine and her family watch as their pet tadpole Fred gradually changes into what they think is a frog – until Grandpa tells them Fred is a toad and should be living in the backyard. Young children are introduced to scientifically accurate text and pictures of tadpole transformation within a tale of family antics and interactions.

  • Published: Jun 1998
  • Media Type: Book
  • Author: Porte, Barbara Ann (author), Cannon, Annie (illustrator)
  • Publisher: Orchard Books
  • Publisher Info: Published 1997. 28 pages. 8 1/2 x 8 1/2. Watercolor illustrations
  • Price: Approx. $15.95 U.S.
  • Order Info: Check your local library or bookstore. May have to special order.