Hop Jump by Ellen Stoll Walsh

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Tired of hopping and jumping, Betsy the frog sees the leaves float down from the trees and is inspired to leap and twirl—she calls it dancing. At first the other frogs tell her there is no room for dancing. But she eventually teaches everyone that there is room for hopping, jumping, and dancing. “A beautifully designed book that, like Walsh’s earlier efforts, yields new subtleties and visual delights with each reading.”—Kirkus Reviews

 

About Ellen Stoll Walsh

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ELLEN STOLL WALSH is the author-illustrator of many popular books for children, including the successful Mouse Paint and Mouse Count books. She lives in upstate New York.
 
Published September 20, 1996 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Nature & Wildlife. Fiction

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``No room for hopping,'' declare the converts, but Betsy is wiser: ``Yes, there's room...For dancing and for hopping.'' This amiable fable, briefer than the words it takes to describe it, is set in a large, square book with plenty of room for the cut-out frogs--in artfully spattered shades of gre...

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""Wide-eyed and wiggling, rendered in a fresh, focused palette and invitingly designed, these hip hopsters are a joy to behold,"" said PW in a starred review.

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Walsh ( Mouse Paint ) is at her sprightly best with this tale of Betsy, who's bored by hopping and jumping like all the other frogs.

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