[KINDLE] ❁ Frog is Sad ❄ Max Velthuijs – 1sm.info

Kikker is bedroefd, maar weet niet waarom Mooi dat een vriend zoals rat daarbij kan helpen Al is het me niet helemaal duidelijk waarom kikker opeens weer vrolijk was leuk boek om voor te lezen voor kleine kinderen This story is about a frog who is sad for no reason and despite many attempts of friends to cheer him up Eventually the situation resolves itself, but overall the book makes you feel sad I can see the place of this book, in that it shows children that you can feel sad for no apparent reason, and it will likely pass, but My autistic son found the sad frog interesting in the beginning, but he lost interest after a while 3yo likes this Read this book for a language challenge, hence the language y details N ngu de F lu gby Max Velthuijs is a children s book originally written in Dutch Kikker is Bedroefd , and the English title is Frog is Sad I have never read it in any of the other languages though The book is about Frog, who feels sad but doesn t now why His friends Little Bear and Old Rat I don t know if these are their names in other languages try to cheer him up, but it s not working, until Well, y Read this book for a language challenge, hence the language y details N ngu de F lu gby Max Velthuijs is a children s book originally written in Dutch Kikker is Bedroefd , and the English title is Frog is Sad I have never read it in any of the other languages though The book is about Frog, who feels sad but doesn t now why His friends Little Bear and Old Rat I don t know if these are their names in other languages try to cheer him up, but it s not working, until Well, you ll have to read for yourself haha.I was surprised how readable this book is This was my very first book in Chinese, ever I had to look up a few words like violin , mood , duck , crazy , but with that new vocabulary it went well My Chinese is still quite basic, but reading comprehension is my strong point and that was quite obvious while I was reading Along with my good old Pleco dictionary app I was set Pinyin pronunciation in the text was helpful too, particularly when looking up words.I d definitely recommend Max Velthuijs Frog series for beginners, as far as children s books go The stories are aimed at children, obviously, but they re quite nice I believe the books have been translated into quite a few languages Frog Is Miserable, And He Cannot See Why Nobody Has Upset Him, And Nothing Has Gone Wrong Particularly, But He Still Feels Blue Then One Of His Stalwart Friends Makes Him Laugh And Suddenly He Realises He S Not Sad Any He Still Doesn T Know Why He Was So Sad In The First Place, But It Doesn T Matter A Perfect Book To Explore Emotions And Mood Swings With The Under S Frog is Sad


About the Author: Max Velthuijs

Max Velthuijs 1923 2005 was a Dutch painter, illustrator and writer, one of the most famous children s illustrators in the Netherlands In 2004 he received the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for his lasting contribution to children s literature.Velthuijs was born in The Hague on 22 May 1923 During World War II, he sometimes assisted Jan Gregoor in forging stamps for the Dutch resistance in identity papers of people in hiding A productive commercial artist, his first children s book commission as an illustrator was relatively late in his career, in 1962 for the 10th edition of Versjes die wij nooit vergeten Rhymes we will never forget This was a famous book of rhymes for young children with several previous illustrators 1 It was followed two years later by A is een aapje A is for Monkey , whose success established his name as a children s book illustrator internationally A German language edition was published by NordS d Verlag of Z rich NorthSouth Books and thereafter many of his books were co published by NordS d.Velthuijs is known best for the Frog picture books Dutch Wikipedia lists 21 titles The first was Frog in Love, published by Andersen Press in 1989, which gained global recognition According to an appreciation of Velthuijs and Frog, by Joanna Carey for The Guardian a month before his death, Velthuijs is in the unique position of living and working in The Hague but having all his books published first in England by Klaus Flugge at Andersen Press NordS d had rejected the Frog in Love in 1988, but Flugge picked it up at a book fair, considered it extraordinary, and took it on 4 In 2003 it was adapted as a children s play by David Farmer Frog in Love , performed by the Tiebreak Theatre Company at Norwich Playhouse Frog is a Hero was included in the British National Curriculum.Velthuijs died in The Hague, his native city, on 25 January 2005.The biennial Hans Christian Andersen Award conferred by the International Board on Books for Young People is the highest recognition available to a writer or illustrator of children s books Velthuijs received the writing award in 2004.In his acceptance speech Velthuijs observed translated from Dutch , Drawing a Frog is not so difficult But how do you draw a Frog in love Or a frightened frog And when I hear from parents and children how much they love Frog and his friends, I am overcome with joy and a feeling of accomplishment And when you ask me how I did it, I have to answer that question with a simple I do not know Jury president Jeffrey Garrett credited him with fables of human nobility, rather than Aesop s foolishness, vanity, and meanness The stories of Kikker, or Frog, and his diverse group of friends are miniature morality plays for our age, demonstrating in framed vignettes as if on a stage that life can be hard but is in the end good, that there will be comfort do not give up, do not lose faith, for you are stronger than you think, and you are not alone From Wikipedia Max Velthuijs Wikipedia page


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