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When Leah and Alan awaken in an enchanted forest, they have only each other and their wits to guide them. In a world of pet bees and giant rabbits, they befriend foppish lions and stone frogs, learning to confront danger as they find both their own independence and the way home. Newcomer David Nytra’s breathtaking pictures break the boundaries of imagination, sending the reader on a wild flight of fantasy while experiencing the most universal of stories: growing up.
|Title||:||The Secret of the Stone Frog: A TOON Graphic|
|Number of Pages||:||80 pages|
July 17, 2012
It’s the old if-a-tree-falls-in-the-woods quandary reinvented for the comic book age: If a graphic novel for children references a century old comic predecessor, does it matter if no one gets the reference? This is where it’s hard to be an adult reviewing books for children. My frame of reference...
January 03, 2016
This is a longer length graphic novel (80 pages) published by TOON Books, which usually publishes graphic stories for the beginning reader. In this book the brother and sister wake up in the middle of a forest. A Stone Frog speaks to them, telling them to follow the path to get home. They are war...
February 05, 2017
Story: 4 stars
Art: 5 stars
This children's graphic novel is an Alice in Wonderland inspired fantasy adventure. Two siblings wake up in an enchanted forest and must negotiate a dialogue-stealing old woman with giant pet bees, a pride of talking lions, and a cunning pickpocket in order to find their...
January 06, 2014
I was browsing through the graphic novels at my library and saw this little book. It was a very cute read. The story reminded me a bit of some children’s Japanese films I’ve seen (for example Spirited Away). I enjoyed the story and the illustration. It’s appropriate for all ages.
Leah and Alan wak...
April 20, 2015
1.) This graphic novel was my intermediate choice. It is all in black and white and there are anywhere from 1-6 panels per page. The pictures have a lot of detail, but at times all of the detail is overwhelming and in my opinion detracts from the telling of the story.
2.) Since this is my intermed...
October 08, 2012
I was absolutely blown away by the astonishing pen-and-ink illustrations in this magical graphic novel. Imagine the childlike surrealism of Little Nemo in Slumberland and Alice in Wonderland blended with Tony Millionaire's meticulously rendered Victorian neighborhoods, and you'll get Stone Frog....
August 26, 2015
This a book about two siblings growing up. The narration takes us through a fantastical land with talking stone frogs and bumblebees that are pretty angry.
The illustrations are intricate and have a vintage look. The plot felt thin to me. I enjoyed this book, but I felt it could have been a bit l...
January 21, 2013
Sweet and charming and very "down the rabbit hole" but kinda creepy at the same time...
July 02, 2017
Leah and Alan, dreaming, go down the path the Stone Frog told them to take, but they keep running into other peculiar creatures: the lady with the Bees, the guys with the giant rabbits & a train station for ocean animals.
July 14, 2017
Asher (11yo) read.
Dexter (8yo) read.