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The Story of Frog Belly Rat Bone

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The Story of Frog Belly Rat Bone
Written by Timothy Basil Ering
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780763666613
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The Story of Frog Belly Rat Bone

author/illustrator: Timothy Basil Ering

Once upon a time, in a gray endless place called Cementland, a boy finds a treasure box. It’s filled with tiny specks and a wrinkled note that says, “Put these wondrous riches in the earth and enjoy.” But a special treasure requires a special guardian, so the boy conjures a creature to protect the specks: Frog Belly Rat Bone. With subtle, delicate tones, fantastical figures, and bursts of glowing color, the surreal artwork and hand-lettered text of Timothy Basil Ering’s picture book debut exude all the whimsy of an inspired imagination.

“Frog Belly plants the idea that with some strategy, good communication, and goodwill, you can grow wonderful things.”— Portland Press Herald
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0763666610 /  9780763666613
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Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
4 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
48 / 9 13/16" x 9 13/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 3
Legends, Myths, Fables; Science & Nature; Art; Fantasy & Magic; Recycling & Green Living;
author’s comments:
Timothy Basil Ering is the illustrator of the Newbery Medal-winning The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo and Finn Throws a Fit! by David Elliott. He is also the author-illustrator of Necks Out for Adventure! He lives in Massachusetts.
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