Frog Program presented by Jesse Jones Park: Monday, July 19th



Learn about the frogs that call Texas their home.  Jesse Jones Park will present a special program on amphibians. 

When: Monday, July 19th @ 3:30 p.m.



  • Please pick up your free ticket for the program at 3:00 p.m. in the library.
  • Children attending this program need to be able to sit through the program without an adult.
  • We ask that parents remain in the library in case your child needs you.
  • Please be aware, that this  program  does not include live animals.
  • Space is limited.

Hip-pocket papa  Sandra Markle
When the eggs of the hip-pocket frogs hatch, the father sits "while the tadpoles wiggle up his hind legs and into the hidden pockets on his hips." But that is only the beginning of a fascinating adventure--the father must evade predators while searching for the perfect place for his froglets to emerge.

Tadpoles to Frogs Bobbie Kalman
Looks at the life cycle of pond frogs and tree frogs. This book  explains  their metamorphosis from tadpoles to adult amphibian.

The Frog Scientist Pamela S. Turner
Tyrone Hayes works to discover the effects pesticides have on frogs and, in turn, us.
Frogs  Nic Bishop
Nic Bishop's photographs show all different kinds of frogs, big ones, very tiny ones, frogs with beautiful colors of skin, and one frog you can see inside of.


Frog Jokes for Kids


Photograph provided byCaptPiper's photostream  on Flickr