A charming interactive tale about being brave and sharing your worries
Pssst! Monty the frog has a secret.
Promise not to tell?
He can't swim! And he's terrified of water!
What is he going to do?
Luckily, when he's persuaded to tell his parents, they are very understanding. In fact, his dad has a secret of his own...
The simple text from Anna Kang and bold illustrations from the New Yorker cartoonist Christopher Weyant tell an original and funny story about sharing your worries and facing your fears.
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