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Fun Frog Books for Preschoolers to Read and Enjoy

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

Hip hop! Get to sharing these hoptastic books!

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.


Related Article – Frog and Tadpole Crafts and Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers29


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.

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The Wide-Mouthed Frog (A Pop-Up Book)
  • Used Book in Good Condition
  • Hardcover Book
  • Faulkner, Keith (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 16 Pages – 03/01/1996 (Publication Date) – Dial Books (Publisher)

I’M A FROG

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

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I’m a Frog!-An Elephant and Piggie Book
  • Used Book in Good Condition
  • Hardcover Book
  • Willems, Mo (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 64 Pages – 10/15/2013 (Publication Date) – Hyperion Books for Children (Publisher)

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.

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I Don’t Want to Be a Frog
  • Petty, Dev (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 32 Pages – 12/11/2018 (Publication Date) – Dragonfly Books (Publisher)

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!

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Frog!
  • Lucille Colandro (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 32 Pages – 05/01/2014 (Publication Date) – Cartwheel Books (Publisher)

FROGS

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

Frogs
  • Gibbons, Gail (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 32 Pages – 01/01/1993 (Publication Date) – Holiday House (Publisher)

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.

Hoppity Frog: A Slide-and-Seek Book
  • Parrish, Emma (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 10 Pages – 04/21/2015 (Publication Date) – little bee books (Publisher)

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!

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Jump, Frog, Jump!
  • Kalan, Robert (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 32 Pages – 10/26/1989 (Publication Date) – Greenwillow Books (Publisher)

    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.

    A Frog in the Bog
    • Wilson, Karma (Author)
    • English (Publication Language)
    • 32 Pages – 02/27/2007 (Publication Date) – Margaret K. McElderry Books (Publisher)

    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.

    Growing Frogs: Read and Wonder
    • French, Vivian (Author)
    • English (Publication Language)
    • 32 Pages – 04/01/2003 (Publication Date) – Candlewick (Publisher)

    Check out our own advice on growing frogs


    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.

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    A Frog Thing (with Audio CD)
    • Used Book in Good Condition
    • Drachman, Eric (Author)
    • English (Publication Language)
    • 32 Pages – 05/18/2006 (Publication Date) – Kidwick Books (Publisher)

    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.

    The Icky Sticky Frog
    • Used Book in Good Condition
    • Hardcover Book
    • Bentley, Dawn (Author)
    • English (Publication Language)
    • 16 Pages – 02/06/2008 (Publication Date) – Piggy Toes Press (Publisher)

    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.

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    Five Green and Speckled Frogs: A Count-and-Sing Book
    • Burris, Priscilla (Author)
    • English (Publication Language)
    • 16 Pages – 06/28/2016 (Publication Date) – Cartwheel Books (Publisher)

    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.

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    Freddy the Frogcaster
    • Dean, Janice (Author)
    • English (Publication Language)
    • 40 Pages – 04/25/2016 (Publication Date) – Regnery Kids (Publisher)

    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.

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    Too Many Frogs
    • Hardcover Book
    • Asher, Sandy (Author)
    • English (Publication Language)
    • 32 Pages – 02/17/2005 (Publication Date) – Philomel Books (Publisher)

    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.

    Leap Back Home to Me
    • Used Book in Good Condition
    • Hardcover Book
    • Thompson, Lauren (Author)
    • English (Publication Language)
    • 32 Pages – 04/26/2011 (Publication Date) – Margaret K. McElderry Books (Publisher)

    RAIN BRINGS FROGS

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

    Rain Brings Frogs: A Little Book of Hope
    • Hardcover Book
    • Cocca-Leffler, Maryann (Author)
    • English (Publication Language)
    • 32 Pages – 03/01/2011 (Publication Date) – HarperCollins (Publisher)

    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, teacher, mum, and home educator from the UK. She loves getting creative, whether it is with simple and easy crafts and ideas, activities to make learning fun, or delicious recipes that you and your kids can cook together you'll find them all shared here on Rainy Day Mum.

    3 Comments

    1. We’ve been singing Five Little Speckled Frogs today! Thanks for sharing your frog book recommendations with the spring carnival. 🙂

      1. That’s great it’s the one that I mentioned but told from a US animal perspective instead of an Australian Animal perspective I love that the same story is in so many different cultures

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