How are ratings calculated? And the ironic image of the frog with the caterpillar's new wings (her change which we thought was going to make all well) sticking out of his mouth: priceless. As I read the story, I felt that the story resonates deeply with what I have done to others. 4.5 out of 5 stars. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Kindergarten-Grade 4–Beginning with pages that open vertically instead of horizontally, this tongue-in-cheek tale takes a typical love story and sets it squarely–and amusingly–on end. There's a problem loading this menu right now. She laughed hysterically at the ending. Not for the faint-at-heart adult, but great for every child with a sadistic side and I must say that I was aghast when I read the ending of this story. by Jeanne Willis. More filters. This page works best with JavaScript. Reviewed in the United States on June 17, 2019. Also can tie with non fiction Butterfly and Tadpole books. Start your review of Tadpole's Promise. I find the vertical format to be a clever arrangement for this sky and underwater story. I also like the illustrator's style and feel that he adds to the story with little extras, like a fish chasing some other tadpoles (a bit of foreshadowing) and vice versa. If you are a real family and have a sense of humor, get this book. My students loved it and thought the surprise ending was very funny. They gazed into each other's tiny eyes...and fell in love. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. The tadpole continues to change (grows arms, loses his tail), and the caterpillar, heartbroken that he has broken his promise, leaves. Girls hate it boys love it snicker. $29.99. Girls hate it boys love it snicker. . Write a review. Community Reviews. 4.6 out of 5. 4.7 out of 5. Shop for tadpoles baby nursery at Bed Bath & Beyond. How are ratings calculated? Being that the Editorial Review explains the story in full detail I won't reiterate the ending, which is the crux of this story. Each was just as shocked as I was at the outcome. Although be it a bit (ok, a lot) unorthodox, this is a story about accepting each others differences...and if you're mean you pay for it! Got it for my kids for Christmas. How does Amazon calculate star ratings? "tadpoles promise" Books 201 - 220 of 1,436 Refine Your Search: Refine Your Search: Popular Features. Tadpole's Promise Jeanne Willis, Author, Tony Ross ... (on a willow leaf on the upper page) and tadpole (in a pond on the lower half of the spread). That gave me permission to love the story and the uniqueness of it. Available For Sale Now (1,383) Bestsellers (74) Coming Soon (29) Deals (1) New Releases (81) Author. 223 global ratings. They gazed into each other's tiny eyes and fell in love. Write a review. 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