REVIEW: The Frog at the Window by Scott Langteau, illustrated by Michaela Brannon
While Katy and her family spend a snowy Christmas away at Grandma’s house, a cold and clever little frog jumps at the chance to move into their warm, empty home. Unfortunately, so does every other four-legged forest dweller in the area. With the perfect holiday vacation house overrun with guests, chaos quickly erupts until the group finds a peaceful solution in this holiday tale of tails. What begins as a break from the wintry woolly land transforms into an annual holiday tradition of kindness and generosity. The Frog at the Window is a Christmas tale with a message for every season!
Looking for a more unusual Christmas story this year? Here’s one about an adorable little frog who takes advantage of an empty house for Christmas. Except soon word gets out and more and more animals arrive at this sweet vacation animal Airbnb. With chaos about to take over, frog lays down some house rules. But what will they do when two humans enter the yard and spot them inside? The rhymes are cute, the illustrations are wonderful and I laughed at the animals’ solution. Make sure to read through the last page to see the picture of the little frog who inspired the tale. B+