Have You Seen My Frog?

Children - Picture Book
32 Pages
Reviewed on 11/06/2015
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Author Biography

I was born in Whitefish, Montana. My family moved around the Inland Northwest a number of times and I ended up in Moyie Springs, Idaho just before I started eighth grade.

I graduated from Bonners Ferry High School in 1993. After that, I attended the University of Idaho and achieved a B.A. in English with a Creative Writing emphasis.

I was in second grade when I first knew I wanted to be a writer. I attended elementary school in Twin Bridges, Montana at the time.

Our teacher had us write and illustrate our own stories, and I wrote about our family’s White German Shepherd, Missie. The teacher filed the stories away in the school office and promised to return them when we graduated.

I was excited because I’d written a story that children could understand and enjoy.

Later that year my family moved and I never got my story back. But the seed was planted and I’ve wanted to write fun stories for children ever since.

I currently live in northern Idaho with my husband Barry and our three children, two dogs and a cat. Each and every member of my family (including the furry ones) inspire creativity and more stories than I can capture in writing.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

Have You Seen My Frog? by Bernice Seward is the delightful story of Duck who goes to the pond with Auntie Duck and finds a little frog. Duck keeps the frog on a rock and asks it to stay right there. The very next moment Duck cannot find the frog. She searches everywhere and asks everyone who comes her way whether they have seen a frog. Everyone gives her answers but still she cannot find the frog. Finally she does find the frog and she is very happy. Duck wants to keep the frog and she asks Auntie Duck for permission.

The book is educational and teaches kids a lot of new things through the story. The illustrations are cute and lively and they give pace and movement to the story and characters. The book introduces readers to animals and also talks about directions. It's a good bedtime storybook for children and parents and grandparents can impart a lot of new things by reading it out to them. The book is also good for read aloud sessions in classrooms and school libraries. The author pens a beautiful story for children which is informative as well as educational.

Children's books that are educational as well as informative are good learning tools for children as they can comprehend new ideas, concepts, thoughts and messages with more clarity when expressed with the help of pictures and story. This adorable story with its equally adorable characters will appeal to young readers in a big way.