There's a Frog in My Throat!: 440 Animal Sayings a Little Bird Told Me

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8.9 X 10.7 X 0.2 inches | 0.5 pounds

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About the Author

Loreen Leedy's nonfiction books are staples in classrooms across the country and have been widely recognized with awards and great reviews. Ms. Leedy lives in Florida. Learn more on her website at

Pat Street has written and edited Language Arts educational materials for many years. She also collects and writes about sayings, and has more than a million in her database! Her previous sayings book, There's a Frog in My Throat! 440 Animal Sayings a Little Bird Told Me, was a joint project with Loreen Leedy. In a starred Booklist review, it was called more fun than a barrel of monkeys! Pat lives in Orlando, Florida, with her husband, who is also her best friend, and their two entertaining cats.


*"It's more fun than a barrel of monkeys! . . . a volume to crow about!"--Booklist, Starred Review

"a very enlightening collection of common expressions, including similes, metaphors, idioms and proverbs, amusingly illustrated"--The New York Times Book Review

"It will provide substantial browsing pleasure to both animal lovers and children curious about language. The cat's pajamas!"--Kirkus Reviews

"Like a moth to flame, readers will be drawn to this entertaining book. . . . This title is perfect for anyone who wonders about the meaning of everyday expressions, and it makes a good language reference tool."--School Library Journal

"a rare and useful bird."--Horn Book Magazine

"Bright-eyed and bushy-tailed readers should have a whale of a time perusing these diverting, creatively cluttered pages."--Publishers Weekly

An ALA Notable Book
A Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year