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Max Velthuijs

  • 4 stars across 18 books
    Max Velthuijs was born in The Hague in 1923, and died in 2005, aged 81. He is now considered to be one of Holland's most important creators of children's books, alongside Dick Bruna. He won many awards, including the highly prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 2004.
    29th April 2010

    Frog is Frog

    Frog is not content to be just a plain green frog, he wants to do the things his friends can do. He tries to fly like Du... More

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    14th September 1995

    Frog and the Stranger

    When a rat comes to live at the edge of their wood, the animals decide they don't like having a stranger in their midst.... More

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    2nd October 2014

    Frog in Winter

    Frog is taken by surprise when winter comes. He doesn't understand why everything is covered with white and he skids an... More

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    29th April 2010

    Frog Finds a Friend

    One fine autumn day, Frog finds a little bear lost and alone in the forest. He decides to take him home to be his new f... More

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    4th September 2014

    Frog is Frightened

    Frog and his friends, Duck and Pig, don't believe in ghosts, until they all hear frightening noises in the dead of nigh... More

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    1st August 1996

    Broga yw Broga

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    5th February 2009

    Frog in Love

    Frog is feeling most unwell. He keeps getting hot, then cold, and something inside his chest is going 'thump, thump'. Ha... More

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    2nd April 2015

    Frog and the Birdsong

    One autumn day Frog discovers a blackbird lying motionless in the grass. Worried, he asks his friends what can be the ... More

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    5th March 2015

    Frog and a Very Special Day

    Frog is excited - Hare has promised that today will be a very special day. But when Frog decides to find out why, none... More

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