FOUND FROGS & TOADS

Once upon a time, there lived a beautiful Princess who was so vain that she used to spend each day gazing at her reflection in the waters of the old well. The frog that lived in the well, Prince Fletcher by name, tried to get the curse that had changed him into a frog reversed by kissing a beautiful Princess. But every time Fletcher broke the surface of the water to approach the Princess, the ripples in the water made the Princess' reflection look very ugly, so she always screamed and ran away. This situation posed a difficult problem for Fletcher which he ultimately tried to solve by diving down to the bottom of the well and retrieving some of the gold coins that had been thrown in by tourists making wishes. He then placed the coins on the edge of the well where the Princess would see them the next time she returned. When the Princess arrived, she saw the coins and bent over to pick them up, allowing Fletcher the element of surprise. He leaped from the water and planted a kiss firmly on the Princess. Several things happened simultaneously. The Princess screamed and tried to run... but the frog on her shoulder exploded into a Prince... and the full weight of a man in that position toppled them both into the well where Fletcher, unaccustomed as he was to hands instead of flippers, was unable to arrest their fall. Fletcher quickly discovered that being a Prince at the bottom of a well was not as desirable as being a Frog at the bottom of a well... especially with a screaming, choking, gargling Princess flailing all about. This would have been the sad end of the story had not the King earlier noticed his daughter's obsession with her reflection in the well and was just returning from the glassware shoppe with a new mirror for her bedroom. As he headed through the courtyard, he first saw the gold coins on the edge of the well and then heard the cries for help coming out of it. When he peered down into the well, he was so startled by seeing his daughter down there with a strange man, that he accidentally let the mirror go and it crashed down into the well. Luckily it was a cheap mirror and no one was hurt too badly. Fletcher and the Princess did marry eventually... and they lived happily ever after too... if you don't count the Princess' aversion to anything shiny... water, mirrors, glass, metal and so on. Fletcher is 12 inches tall and ready to be kissed!

FLETCHER FROG #02337

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$9.95

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WARTY MC RIBBIT (205)

Warty insists that he's a frog and not a toad and that he got his name because of a mix-up with his birth certificate at the Frog Pond Hospital. His name was supposed to be Marty but they got the M upside down. These things happen. Our Warty Mc Ribbit stands 12 inches tall and has a very expressive movable mouth. Click on the image to see a more detailed picture of this... um... Frog.

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$13.95

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FLASH FROG (2896)

Flash here earned his name in the video game business. Yes, he was the frog who dashed across the 8-lane highway avoiding heavy speeding vehicles. He was fired after only two days when he turned white with fear over being squished... and the game company wanted a green frog, not a white one. Unfortunately all of the replacement frogs that the game company tried to hire also turned white, some just upon having the task explained to them. Ultimately, the game company asked Flash to return to the job but he declined explaining that he was "too yellow" to try that again. Flash is 14 inches tall and has a movable mouth and legs. Click on the picture to see a larger more detailed image.

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$21.95

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FILMORE FROG (4050580)

This Hand Puppet is 10.5 inches tall. Click on picture for a larger view.

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$14.95

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LITTLE FROG (2965)

Bring on the silliness! Our LITTLE FROG Hand Puppet is fun and full of laughs. He is 4 inches long, 4 inches wide, 5 inches tall and has amovable mouth and legs. Click on image for a larger view.

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$12.95

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BULLFROG (2935)

Found in swamps and lakes all over North America, bullfrogs are also known for their appearances in folktales and storybooks. With a soft green textured body and a generous belly, this easy to animate BULLFROG PUPPET can be a talkative storyteller, a naturalist or a good friend to cuddle with. This handsome fellow is 7 inches long, 6 inches wide and 8 inches tall. Click on picture for a larger view.

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$21.95

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LONG LEGGED FROG (2956)

Gangly arms and legs make this friendly LONG LEGGED FROG puppet ready for hopping good fun! Animate froggy's big mouth to croak and sing like a frog from your favorite story or fairytale! He is 6 inches long, 7 inches wide and 9 inches tall. Click on picture for a larger view.

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$19.95

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FUNNY FROG (3033)

Did you hear the one about the three frogs who walked into a bar? The fourth frog ducked. (Get it? Ducked under the bar.) Ha, ha. Meet Funston frog, an aspiring stand-up comic (however he doesn't stand up as pictured). He is 12 inches tall and, with his new material, is a shoo-in for the Tonight Show. What does a frog eat? Whatever bugs him! Ha, ha. Okay, Funston... that's enough for right now. Click on his profile photo for a larger view.

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$17.95

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JUMPING FROG (3082)

"The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" is an 1865 short story by Mark Twain. It was his first great success as a writer and brought him national attention. The story has also been published as "Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog" (its original title) and "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County." Our Jumping Frog Hand Puppet is 15 inches long. If you give him a squeeze, his legs spring out as if he were jumping. Click on picture for a larger view.

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$31.95

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FROG PUPPET KIT (2903)

Create your own Frog Hand Puppet with this puppet kit which includes: Plush puppet body Cut-out and glue fabric puppet parts, Non-toxic glue, Instructions, Animal facts and puppet show ideas, Stage scene ready to color, Movable mouth - Package Converts to Puppet Stage. You'll need: Child-safe scissors & color crayons. Click the image to view larger.

WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD-Small Parts. Not for children under 3 years.

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$14.50

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BUCK FROGGERS IN SPACESHIP #2837

Whimsical and easy-to-use, our Frog in Spaceship Hand Puppet takes fantasy across the galaxy. This long-legged Frog is so simple to operate, kids and adults won't want to put it down. Simply insert your fingers like putting on a spacesuit glove and when you wiggle them Buck steers his spaceship (and flops his legs) which we understand is frightening to aliens. Buck flies a unique, one-of-a-kind spaceship created from soft, shiny silver fabric. Our Frog in Spaceship is 13 inches long, 11.5 inches wide, 7 inches tall and completely out of this world!

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$31.95

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#NP8204 Tree Frog

FROGS

These Hand Puppets are 11 to 12 inches long.


#NP8213 Strawberry Dart


#NP8216 Surinam Horned


#NP8215 Cape Ghost

#NP8212 Rainbow Dart

#NP8217 Green

#NP8214 White's Tree

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$21.95

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#2587 LEOPARD FROG

Leopard frogs, which are also called meadow frogs and grass frogs, were once abundant in North America and Canada, but their population has declined in recent years because of pollution and deforestation. This Hand Puppet is 15 inches long and has stretchable legs and a workable mouth.

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$23.95

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#NP8218 American Toad

#NP8219 Marine Toad
TOADS

These Hand Puppets are 11 inches long.

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$21.95

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