book cover for Frog Went a Courtin'

1956 Caldecott Medal Winner

Frog Went a Courtin'

Author John Lanstaff

Illustrator Fevdor Rojankovsky

Nobody knows how or when this story really started. We do know that it was written down in Scotland more than 400 years ago. But it has always been the kind of story that was told and sung to children, instead of being read to them. The book illustrates the well-known American folk song about the courtship and marriage of the frog and the mouse.
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  Frog Went a Courtin' by the Nation Film Board of Canada - Animated by Evelyn Lambart. Sung by Derek Lamb

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Frog Went a Courting Ker­mit the Frog and Miss Mousey per­form "Frog­gy Went A-​Courtin'" on the orig­i­nal Mup­pet Show pi­lot, The Mup­pet

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