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Max Velthuijs

  • 3 stars across 24 books
    Max Velthuijs was born in The Hague in 1923. He is now one of Holland's most important creators of children's books, alongside Dick Bruna. He has won several awards, including the Hans Christian Andersen medal. He worked as an illustrator of posters, adverts and films after the war and then started working on children's books in the 1980s. He lived in The Hague with his son.
    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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    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 fr... 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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    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 June 2015

    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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    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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    1st January 2015

    Frog in Love

    In the very first story to feature the loveable amphibian, Frog is feeling most unwell. He keeps getting hot, then cold,... More

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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 ma... 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 o... More

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    19th June 1997

    Frog is a Hero

    When the rains come and the river bursts its banks, Frog, Duck, Pig and Hare are stranded. It is Frog who is a hero whe... More

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    15th September 1994

    Frog in Winter

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

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    5th February 2015

    Frog and the Stranger

    When 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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    6th November 2014

    Frog is a Hero

    When the rains come and the river bursts its banks, Frog, Duck, Pig and Hare are stranded. It is Frog who is a hero when... More

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    7th August 2014

    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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    19th September 1996

    Frog is Frightened

    Frog thinks he hears a noise, so he runs over to Duck's house. There they both imagine they hear a frightening noise and... More

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    1st September 2017

    Where is Frog?

    A big lift-the-flaps book full of surprises. Rabbit has come to Frog's house but where is Frog? He's hearing noises, but... More

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    1st January 2000

    Frog is Frog

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    1st January 2000

    Frog is Frog

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    1st January 2000

    Frog is a Hero

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