|Author: Sean Cassidy|
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|Gummytoes is published by Fitzhenry and Whiteside. |
From the Publisher:
Gummytoes, a tree frog, changes color so that he can be admired by some children, but they are so impressed that they trap him in a glass jar and take him inside, where he wishes to be back in his natural home.
A 2006 Shining Willow Award Nominee
A Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice 2005
Blue Spruce Award shortlist, 2005
Gummytoes is a beautiful tree frog. But he's tired of blending into the background. He wants to be seen and admired. So one day he leaps right up to a group of children and lets out a CHIRP. The children are impressed. When the tree frog uses his sticky toes to climb their glass jar, the children are amazed. When Gummytoes snatches bugs out of the air with his long tongue, the children are astonished. Now the tree frog is the center of attention, and he loves it. But the children are so pleased with Gummytoes that they scoop up the little tree frog, pop him into the jar and take him home to their terrarium. They squeal when he chirps and thump on the glass when he climbs. Poor Gummytoes is miserable. He misses his quiet home. He doesn't want attention any more. What
But there are lots of things that tree frogs can do, and Gummytoes is about to use all his talents to finally escape notice and find a