City Dog, Country Frog by Jon J. Muth and Mo Willems

A sweet, simple story about friendship, seasons, aging and loss.

Illustrated by the same man who did Zen Shorts and Zen Ghosts the pictures are touching and funny all at the same time.

There is not a great deal of text, yet it is enough that the story can be read as a slightly silly, slightly sad book about a dog and his friends or as something that goes beyond that into friendship, aging, loss and the constant changing of the seasons while life goes on.

Would I recommend it? Yes.

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One comment on “City Dog, Country Frog by Jon J. Muth and Mo Willems

  1. Susie says:

    You may have guessed that I don’t like dogs. Maybe that is why I resisted reading City Dog, Country Frog. Even though I love frogs. Even though this book received many accolades. You made me overcome my resistance to read the book and… of course I love it! “Then he smiled a froggy smile…”

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