Bug Belly: Babysitting Trouble

It’s Uncle Bug Belly’s turn to babysit! The taddies and froglets in Top Pond can count on him for lots of Froggy Fun…But when Uncle Bug Belly’s tummy goes URGLE-GURGLE-GLUMP! everyone knows that spells one thing – TROUBLE!

Will Uncle Bug Belly’s penchant for tasty snacks lead him and the taddies astray, straight into the hungry jaws of Old Pike, Heron or Sneaky Snake? Luckily, nobody in Top Pond has more ingenious plans than this Top Frog.

Teachers check out Paul Morton’s Author Study.

ISBN 9781912923045
Age 5 +
98 pp
138 x 180 mm
Two-tone illustrations

Available April 1 2020


26 in stock

Paul Morton

Paul Morton

Paul Morton is an exciting debut author/illustrator with lots of stories to tell. He has produced dozens of children’s board games, some for Pixar and Disney, as well as artwork for educational books. This is his first book for Five Quills.

Find out more about Paul in our author study and at https://bugbelly.blogspot.com/

Top Frog Reviews

“Super-funny and full of froggy fun.” Library Girl & Book Boy

“A great read aloud too – you can really give it some belly.” Red Reading Hub

“A bouncy fun read that’s perfect for new solo readers, with a cast of hilarious and engaging characters sure to win any tiny tots over.” Read it Daddy

“Bug Belly: Babysitting Trouble is a wonderful addition to the world of illustrated fiction.“ The Book Activist

This is a fantastically illustrated, funny child friendly book. It can be read in one sitting or over a couple of nights, exciting enough to keep my child captivated each night.” TOPPSTA 

“My daughter thought it was a funny book and one that will be read many times.” TOPPSTA

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