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Series exceeds 100,000 copies! The picture book “I’m Stopping the Frog”, which features a cheerful conversation between a slightly cheeky frog and his father, was published in the Chunichi Shimbun, Hokuriku Chunichi Shimbun, and Tokyo Shimbun.

Micro Magazine Co., Ltd.
Series exceeds 100,000 copies! The picture book “I’m Stopping the Frog”, which features a cheerful conversation between a slightly cheeky frog and his father, was published in the Chunichi Shimbun, Hokuriku Chunichi Shimbun, and Tokyo Shimbun.
A popular work that won the MOE Picture Bookstore Grand Prize, the Miraiya Picture Book Grand Prize, and was introduced in many parenting media!
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Micro Magazine Co., Ltd. (Chuo-ku, Tokyo) published the picture book “I’m a Frog Stopper” in the Chunichi Shimbun, Hokuriku Chunichi Shimbun, and Tokyo Shimbun newspapers on May 5th.
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I’m quitting the frog https://kodomono-hon.com/detail/?titleid=76760 Text: Dev Petty Illustrations: Mike Bolt Translation: Kentaro Kobayashi
Format: B4 ISBN: 9784896376760 List price: 1,760 yen (1,600 yen + tax 10%) “I’m Stopping the Frog” is the first in the popular Frog series for reading aloud!
This is a very popular humorous picture book in which the story unfolds through a cheerful conversation between a cheeky and cute frog and his father.
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“Because it’s kind of slimy.” Frogs don’t like frogs. Because it’s wet, slimy, and eats a lot of worms… Instead, I want to be a cuter, fluffier animal.
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A story that humorously affirms Frog-kun’s true nature.
Recommended as a gift!
[Awards and selection history] Miraiya Picture Book Award 2nd place MOE Picture Book Shop Award overall 12th place Newcomer Award 5th place I like this book! ! Children’s Picture Book Award in Kyushu Yomiuri KODOMO Newspaper Bookstore Recommendation
Picture Book Future Creation Organization “Picture books that you will love” etc.
Click here for the picture book introduction video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcZIbNWVXvwhttps://www.instagram.com/p/ClYNWorj78Y/
[Video 2: https://prtimes.jp/api/movieim.php?url=www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcZIbNWVXvw] Cumulative total of over 100,000 copies! Very popular frog series https://kodomono-hon.com/special/kaeru/
The picture books in the Frog series are stories of self-affirmation told through cheerful conversations between frogs. He has released four works: “I’m Stopping the Frog,” “I Don’t Want to Grow,” “I Don’t Want to Do Anything,” and “I Don’t Want to Sleep.”
The charm of each work is the cheerful and humorous conversations between the frogs. The story unfolds according to the lines written in the speech bubbles, so
This is a popular series that says, “It’s fun for parents and children to become characters and read aloud!” Because it is composed of easy-to-understand and rhythmic lines,
Children as young as 3 years old can enjoy reading this book on their own. [Second series]
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“I don’t want to grow big”
https://kodomono-hon.com/detail/?titleid=78665ISBN:9784896378665/List price: 1,760 yen (1,600 yen + tax 10%)
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[3rd series]
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“I don’t want to do anything”
https://kodomono-hon.com/detail/?titleid=78672ISBN:9784896378672 / List price: 1,760 yen (1,600 yen + tax 10%)
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[4th series]
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https://kodomono-hon.com/detail/?titleid=60770ISBN:9784867160770/List price: 1,760 yen (1,600 yen + tax 10%)
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Author introduction
Written by: Dev Petty After studying political science at university, he became involved in the production of movies such as the Matrix series and became a visual effects artist for movies. After giving birth, she left the film production scene, but continues to create pictures and work as an instructor. Born and raised in Berkeley, California, she currently lives happily in Albany with her husband, daughter, dog, and other creatures. Illustration: Mike Bolt Picture book author and illustrator. I live in a rural town in Alberta, Canada. I’ve been painting for over 15 years, but when I’m not painting, I can be found building snow huts with my three children, building spaceships out of Legos, or having ice cream with my wife. I live my life rubbing and laughing. Lately, I’ve been seriously thinking, “I’m glad I’m not a frog.” Translated by: Kentaro Kobayashi Playwright and performer. My job is to entertain everyone with comedy skits, plays, and writing. When I’m in my atelier in the city, I’m creating stories, and when I’m in my atelier in the forest, I’m drawing pictures. In 2016, he published the picture book “Uru no Mori” (Kodansha). Responsible for the direction, screenplay, and character design of the animated film “Colorful Ninja Iromaki.” I like owls, coffee, and magic tricks. I neither like nor dislike frogs. Micro Magazine Publishing Children’s Book Editorial Department
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The Children’s Book Editorial Department produces “Okaasanhane,” which has sold over 1.5 million copies worldwide, and “Obentobako-san Hello!,” which was selected for the Miraiya Picture Book Award. We publish a wide variety of books such as “Tasuhikuneko”. Kodomono Hon editorial department official website https://kodomono-hon.com/
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