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Rosie the Ribeter: The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

by Darcy Pattison, illustrated by Nathaniel Gold
32pp, 8.5" x 8.5", 590L

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Who holds the world record triple jump record – for bullfrogs?

Rosie, the Ribeter.

She set the record in May 1986 at 21 feet 5 ¾ inches.

Her record has stood for over 30 years.

This is her story book.

It all started with Mark Twain and his famous story, “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County.” After it was published, the Calaveras County fair started the Jumping Frog Jubilee™, which has run since 1928.

Over the years, the frogs have jumped farther.

Why? Scientists say it’s because of the frog jockeys, the men and women who catch and jump the frogs.

Read this extraordinary story of a man and a frog.

This nonfiction illustrated picture book is perfect to pair with any Mark Twain short story or novel.

Back matter includes information about the American Bullfrog, a brief biography of Mark Twain, and discussion of a scientific experiment to document how far bullfrogs can jump.

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