US edition
Simon & Schuster
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The Bodley Head UK
illustrated by Jane Browne
A tale of inspiration and compassion. Little Joe cannot swim like his rowdy older siblings, and is teased for it. When a small frog becomes trapped in the swimming pool, it is not the boisterous efforts of the family but the gentle assistance from Joe that rescues the frightened creature. Joe’s observations about the frog reward him with the gifts of courage and understanding—and technique!
It is lovely to see so much about family dynamics, respect for the natural world, and learning skills packed into one sun-filled tale.
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