Freddie The Frog® And The Thump In The Night
From Mystic Publishingby Sharon Burch/illustrated by Tiffany Harris
Freddie is a frog who lives with his parents on Treble Clef Island. He is awakened in the middle of the night by a strange thumping noise. Frog-eating crocodiles, a swinging rope bridge, and a humongous gray monster are all part of Freddie's adventure as he explores the island in search of the thump.
Through Freddie's travels on the island, the reader is introduced to the treble clef staff as a map of where Freddie lives. Various lines and spaces represent each part of the story. Readers are captivated as the staff comes to life with the combination of illustrations and enclosed CD narration and music. The CD also includes two sing-a-long songs, "Froggie Went A-Courtin" and "Eli's Hokey Pokey," sung by Freddie and his friend, Eli.
To go along with this clever story is a set of six corresponding flash cards (sold separately). These 5.5" x 8.5" cards are laminated and made of sturdy cardstock with rounded corners for safety. And to make the story really come alive, you can purchase your very own huggable Freddie the Frog® hand puppet (sold separately)!