“A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.” ~C.S. Lewis
Five Green and Speckled Frogs. Illustrated by Constanza Basaluzza. Scholastic, c. 2008.
Reading Level: 590L
Synopsis: This sing and read book has been republished by Scholastic as a picture book for young readers. The frogs begin on a log, and then they slowly go overboard until there are no more frogs on the log.
Rationale for classroom use: Good book to use for an introduction to subtraction, elementary introduction to onomatopoeia and rhyme.
Common Core Connection: Print concepts of word formation in a sentence, and phonological awareness of rhyming words, and fluency.