Are you looking for children’s books about frogs? You’re in the right place! Today we have 35 jumping frog stories (preschool level) for young readers that are just so much fun.
Nonfiction books with a silly story about sticky tongues, close friends, and a gust of wind can bring hours of joy to your frog lover. There is so much to learn about frogs. These frog stories will provide interesting facts about different species and habitats. At the end of the day, they might just entice your little learners to head to the local library to learn more about frogs!
FAVORITE frog stories for kids
1. I Don’t Want to Be a Frog
I Don’t Want to Be a Frog by Dev Petty is a silly story about a little frog wanting to be different.
2. OI FROG
Oi Frog by Ken Gray and Jim Field is a rhyming book that begs to be read aloud!
3. Lots Of Frogs
Lots Of Frogs by Howard Calvert is a great story about frogs during Tommy Fox’s school year.
Tuesday, a Caldecott Medal Book and a Caldecott Honor Book, by David Wiesner is a perfect way to teach cause and effect; a great read for all ages.
5. 999 Frogs Wake Up
Frogs Wake Up by Ken Kimura is a delightful tale of frogs and best friends.
6. Grumpy Frog
Grumpy Frog by Ed Vere is a funny frog story sure to make your little one laugh!
7. A Frog in the Bog
A Frog in the Bog by Karma Wilson is a little frog tale full of rhymes.
8. Yoga Frog
Frog teaches us how to do yoga poses in Yoga Frog by Nora Shalaway Carpenter.
9. Frog and Toad Are Friends
Frog and Toad Are Friends by Arnold Lobel, with an original release date of 1970, comes to life again in this 50th anniversary commemorative edition.
10. The Wide-Mouthed Frog
The Wide-Mouthed Frog by Keith Faulkner is a cute tale of a wide mouth and a sticky tongue.
11. Tiddalick, the Greedy Frog
Tiddalick, the Greedy Frog by Nicholas Wu is an Australian tale of a water logged frog.
12. I’m a Frog!
I’m a Frog! by Mo Willems tells of a different species, a pig pretending to be a frog.
13. Froggy Learns to Swim
Froggy Learns to Swim by Jonathan London is a charming tale of a frog afraid of the water.
14. It’s Mine!
Leo Lionni gives us It’s Mine!, a frog story about learning to share.
15. Too Many Frogs
Too Many Frogs by Sandy Asher is a story of missing what’s gone.
16. There’s a Frog in My Throat!
There’s a Frog in My Throat! by Pat Street is a simple book with 440 common expressions.
17. From Tadpole to Frog
From Tadpole to Frog by Wendy Pfeffer is the tale of a tadpole and the life cycle of a frog.
18. Fabulous Frogs
Fabulous Frogs by Martin Jenkins is a tale of huge frogs, tiny frogs, hairy frogs, and flying frogs sure to be a hit with curious minds.
19. Frog Song
Frog Song by Brenda Z. Guiberson teaches us the songs of frogs from six different continents.
20. Tale of a Tadpole
Tale of a Tadpole by Karen Wallace takes you through the life of a newborn tadpole as he grows up to be a frog.
21. A Frog’s Life
A Frog’s Life by Irene Kelly is an exciting tale of the different frog species, from poisonous frogs to flying frogs.
22. Growing Frogs
Growing Frogs, Vivian French teaches your little scientist the transformation from frogspawn to frog in this informative picture book.
23. Oscar and the Frog: A Book About Growing
Oscar and the Frog by Geoff Waring will help kids of all ages find out how living things begin.
24. Tell Me the Difference Between a Frog and a Toad
Tell Me the Difference Between a Frog and a Toad by Leigh Rockwood tells of the subtle differences between frogs and toads and how they are alike.
25. Five Green and Speckled Frogs
Five Green and Speckled Frogs by Priscilla Burris is a repetitious rhyming book with adorable frog characters for preschoolers.
26. Little Green Frog Chunky Lift-a-Flap Board Book (Babies Love)
Little Green Frog by Ginger Swift is a chunky lift-a-flap board book perfect for a beginning reader.
Ribbit! by Rodrigo Folgueira is a tale of a little pig pretending to be a frog to make new friends.
28. Little Quack’s New Friend
Little Quack’s New Friend by Lauren Thompson is a sweet story of how unusual friends can have the best fun!
29. That’s Not My Frog
That’s Not My Frog by Fiona Watt is a great way to teach your baby about textures.
30. Surf’s Up
Surf’s Up by Kwame Alexander is a tale of two frogs going to the beach-one with a book, one with a board!
31. The Frog And The Mouse
The Frog And The Mouse from Bedtime Short Stories will teach your little one a lesson on friendship.
32. The Frog’s Race
The Frog’s Race from Short Kid Stories is a story of a frog who didn’t listen to negative comments and won the race. It was all because she was deaf and couldn’t hear the discouragement.
33. The Frog
The Frog from Story Nory is a story of a prince who takes a frog as his bride.
34. The Frog Prince: The Princess and the Frog
The Frog Prince: The Princess and the Frog is a spin on the classic tale of a princess taking a frog as her prince from Stories To Grow By.
35. Frog’s Starry Wish
Frog’s Starry Wish keeps your children reaching for the stars from Story Berries.
WANT MORE frog activities and READING fun FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES?
- Promote reading with this DIY book tracker bookmark printable and decorate however you want.
- We have tons of frog activities for your frog enthusiast.
- It’s the perfect time for reading! Here are fun summer reading club ideas for kids.
- Let’s color and learn about frogs with our frog facts coloring pages.
- It’s important to learn about National Book Readers Day!
- Check out these early reading resources to get started on the right foot.
Which are your favorite frog stories?