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Froglet

By Taylar Hickmott


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Froglet is an old frog. He has a bright red nose and loves food. He dreams of pickled flies but the problem is they are not easy to find.


Froglet went and sat on his thinking log.


I’ll have to go shopping.

There, he had an idea.


Froggy Mart No !

Yuck!

He tried Froggy Mart but they only had smoked worms. Froglet tried a smoked worm. ‘’Yuck, are you trying to poison me?” ‘’No”, said the shopkeeper.


Big Sale!!! Shop ‘til u Hop

No !

Yuck !

He tried Shop ‘til u Hop. They only had poached dung beetles. Froglet tried a dung beetle. ‘’Yuck, are you trying to poison me?” ‘’No”, said the shopkeeper.


Croak Down No !

Yuck He tried Croak Down but they only had preserved termites. Froglet tried a preserved termite. ‘’Yuck, are you trying to poison me?” ‘’No”, said the shopkeeper.

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Grubs For Less No !

Yuck !

He tried Grubs For Less but they only had grilled grubs. Froglet tried a grilled grub. ‘’Yuck are you trying to poison me?” ‘’No”, said the shopkeeper.


Hop ‘N’ Save No !

Yuck !

He tried Hop ‘N’ Save but they only had roasted huhu bugs. Froglet tried a roasted huhu bug. ‘’Yuck, are you trying to poison me?” ‘’No”, said the shopkeeper.


“I’m so hungry. Where else can I go?’’

Tired of shopping Froglet went and sat on his thinking log.


“I know.”


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A hungry Froglet hopped home he knew what he wanted.


Yum!

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“Yum, Yum, Yum I love this food,” croaked Froglet.


Flies au naturel.


About The Author

Taylar Hickmott is 11 years old. Her hobbies are art and dance. Her favourite food is sushi. She enjoys reading especially vampire and horror stories. She is on the planning group at school that is organising a garden for the Tui garden competition. She attends Meeanee School in Napier, NZ.


Taylars digital book, 'Froglet'