The Green Frogs: A Korean Folktale

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Mar 19, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Two green frogs always do the opposite of whatever their long-suffering mother tells them to do. "This Korean folktake is so beguilingly retold and visualized with such individuality that is deserves a wider audience."--"Publishers Weekly." Full color.

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User Review  - Tcochr1 - LibraryThing

The central message in this story is to listen to your elders. I like this story because of the plot. The story is about two frogs who never listen to their mother. They always do the opposite, and ... Read full review

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User Review  - nkwak1 - LibraryThing

I didn't really like this traditional folktale because of the inclusion of a parent's death. The illustrations were actively engaging and unique. Although the colors were dark and uncommon, the ... Read full review

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Yumi Heo was born and raised in Korea but now lives near New York City. She remembers being told the story of the green frogs when she, a little girl in Korea, had disobeyed her mother.

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