Max Velthuijs

Max Velthuijs

  • 4 stars across 17 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... MoreFrog is Frog

(3 reviews) Review
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.... MoreFrog and the Stranger

(2 reviews) Review
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... MoreFrog in Winter

(2 reviews) Review
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... MoreFrog Finds a Friend

(1 review) Review
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... MoreFrog is Frightened

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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... MoreFrog in Love

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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 ... MoreFrog and the Birdsong

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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... MoreFrog and a Very Special Day

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    Lovely short but meaningful story i shared aloud with our home ed group to children of various age groups. This is the touching story of a frog who th...

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    This is a charming book with a loveable main character.  The children are learning about tadpoles and frogs so wanted a story about a frog ,  Great fo...

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