Ribbit…. ribbit. I can hear the song of the frogs now. These amazing creatures are always a hit with kids. Especially when they become characters in books! I put together a list of my favorite frog books for preschoolers. From rhyming, counting, and learning about a frog’s life cycle, these frog books cover it all.

A fun selection of Frog Books ideal for toddlers & preschoolers including our favorites with bright pictures & fantastic rhymes perfect for Spring Reading

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If you are looking specifically for books about the Frog Life Cycle and not general frog books then check out our 12 Best Kids Books about the Frog Life Cycle to Read together.


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THE WIDE-MOUTHED FROG

Follow a frog who loves to use his wide mouth. He is very curious just how other creatures eat. This curiosity might lead him to meet characters who think frog’s are delicious to eat.

I’M A FROG

Piggy has decided that he is a frog! How will his friend elephant take the news?

I DON’T WANT TO BE A FROG

Teach your kids how to accept themselves with this adorable story about a frog who wants to be anything but himself. That is until he finds out being himself isn’t all that bad.

THERE WAS AN OLD LADY WHO SWALLOWED A FROG

Here is another favorite from there was an old lady series. This time you can find her enjoying dirt, seeds, a rake, and even a frog!

FROGS

Learn all there is to know about frogs including facts about tadpoles and how frog’s make that ribbit sound.

HOPPITY FROG

This slide and seek book will have your kiddo searching for frog. As the hunt goes on for frog, you will meet some other lovely characters such as Downy Duckling and Silky Swan.

JUMP, FROG JUMP

Your kids will be repeating this catchy story about a frog who has to jump out of the way to avoid being eaten! Great way to keep your kids on their toes!

A FROG IN THE BOG

A great introduction to preschoolers on how to rhyme. Follow a frog through the bog as you discover every word that just happens to rhyme with frog.

GROWING FROGS

Learn about all the different stages of a frog’s life, including when they are tadpoles. A cute story about a little girl and her mom that will get your kids excited about frogs.


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A FROG THING

Frank the frog did not want to jump. He wanted to fly. This funny story also shows us that there is always a place for everyone.

THE ICKY STICKY FROG

The front cover of this book has a frog with wiggly eyes and a sticky tongue. The storyline and illustrations are very funny. Both parents and kids will get a good laugh out of this one.

FIVE GREEN AND SPECKLED FROGS

Sing along with this fun frog book about five green and speckled frogs! Besides being a cute book, it is also a great way to practice numbers.

After reading this book why not create your own five green and speckled frog puppet to use as you sing along with this popular children’s rhyme.

Create your own puppets to use in circle time or with your child for the popular children's rhyme Five Little Speckled Frogs. These easy to make puppets are perfect for playing with and helping your child recognise numbers and count aloud as they sing the rhyme.

FREDDY THE FROGCASTER

Author and meteorologist, Janice Dean, has a series of books about Freddy the frog, who is great at predicting the weather. But when a surprise storm pops up, he has to think fast before the town’s plans are ruined. This is a great story that shows kids how to troubleshoot. There are also a few other Freddy the Frogcaster books available including Freddy the Frogcaster and the Big Blizzard, Freddy the Frogcaster and the Huge Hurricane, and Freddy the Frogcaster and the Terrible Tornado.

TOO MANY FROGS

Rabbit enjoys his quiet time. But when frog stops by for a visit with a bunch of his family following behind, rabbit has about enough with all of the company. As soon as they leave, rabbit begins to realize how lonely it is without someone around.

LEAP BACK TO ME

Sometimes it is hard to take a leap out into the world. But not for a little frog who always knows that no matter where he goes, mama frog is always there to leap back to when he’s ready.

RAIN BRINGS FROGS

This book is a great way to teach your kids about appreciation for the things they have.

We all know what a huge impact reading to our kids has on their development. Finding a favorite subject to read about is always the key to catching their interest. Stories about frogs is the perfect way to get their attention.


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Cerys Parker

Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, high school teacher and mum. Realising that life doesn't have to be put on hold and you don't just have to survive whilst the kids are young she shares ideas to inspire you to LIVE with the kids, with activities to do together, recipes to cook and enjoy and family travel to make memories to last a lifetime.

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