Fantastic Frogs

Book Information
Rating: Outstanding
Reading/Interest Level: Primary
Author: Penelope Arlon
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Year: 2013
ISBN: 9780545572712
Pages: 32

Fantastic Frogs is a Level 2 Scholastic Discover More reader. Readers will learn that frogs are amphibians and that they have similarities and differences with toads. Tricky words are defined in a glossary at the end of the book, making the text even more accessible to young readers. There are lots of facts scattered throughout the book, including a gross fact: Frogs pull off their old skin and eat it!

This book is filled with labeled photos of frogs from around the world. Many text features are included in this nonfiction book, including a table of contents, index, and glossary. A map of the world points to where different types of frogs live, and the book also diagrams the lifecycle of a tadpole becoming a frog. This book includes lots of colorful photos and plenty of engaging text.