Tuesday

Tuesday

by David Wiesner
Publisher: Clarion Books
Hardcover, 32 pages
List Price: $17.99 Sale Price: $15.29
Used Price: $6.00 (1 in stock) Condition Policy

Tuesday evening, around eight, the remarkable happens. A group of wide-eyed frogs rise from the pond, their lily pads floating in the air like magic carpets. The delighted amphibians are carried on a wild journey through a sleeping town, disturbing laundry, catching late night television, and surviving a close encounter with a neighborhood dog. Soon, however, this Tuesday will end, leaving authorities baffled. Until next Tuesday....

And that's really the whole story. Pleased and astonished frogs go on the ride of their life, and there is no explanation. The detailed watercolor illustrations capture the happy frogs' faces and the somewhat eery spectacle of hundreds of floating frogs against the night sky. Wiesner's use of panels makes the book feel a bit like a comic, or an old cartoon, sweeping the readers along with the lucky frogs. The resulting absurdity is hilarious, a bit unsettling, and a lot of good fun.

Review by Lauren Shearer
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Review by Lauren Shearer
Lauren Shearer writes words for fun and profit. She also makes films, but everyone knows you can't make a profit doing that. Her other hobby is consistently volunteering way too much of her time. You can read more of her reviews here.
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Summary: A mysterious event gives a group of frogs the best Tuesday night of their lives.

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Titus of Newberg, OR, 7/20/2016
I like the frogs taking over, like flying. I like the part when the frogs were chasing the dog. I like the end, where the pigs fly away.The pictures are awesome.