Hip-Pocket Papa

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Hip-Pocket Papa

by Sandra Markle

Illustrations by Alan Marks

First Release:

March 2010

ISBN: 9781570917080

When the eggs of the hip-pocket frog hatch, the father sits "while the tadpoles wiggle up his hind legs and into the hidden pockets on his hips." But that is only the beginning of a fascinating adventure-the father must evade predators while searching for the perfect place for his froglets to emerge. Animal glossary. Author's note. Facts about hip-pocket frogs and places to find more information. Full-color illustrations done in watercolor, pen, and pencil.

  • ISBN: 9781570917080
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: -
    Publisher: Charlesbridge
    Page Count: 32
    Trim Size: 8 1/2" x 11"
    Dewey Classification: 597.8
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.4, Points: 0.5
    Lexile: Level: AD650L
    Awards & Honors: 2011 Charlotte Zolotow Honor Book; 2011 ALA Notable Children’s Books, Younger Readers; Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12: 2011; Children's Book Committee Bank Street College of Education Children's Choices - Best Books of 2011, Special Interests, Science
    Genre: Nonfiction.
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