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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 Frogkisser!
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'A rollicking fantasy-adventure by the master of children's speculative fiction.

'Talking dogs. Mischievous wizards. An evil stepstepfather. Loads and loads of toads. Such is the life of a Frogkisser.

'Princess Anya needs to see a wizard about a frog. It's not her frog, it's her sister's. And it's not a frog, it's actually a prince. A prince who was once in love with Anya's sister, but has now been turned into a frog by their evil stepstepfather. And Anya has made a 'sister promise' that she will find a way to return Prince Denholm to human form...

'So begins an exciting, hilarious, irreverent quest through the Kingdom of Trallonia and out the other side, in a fantastical tale for all ages, full of laughs and danger, surprises and delights, and an immense population of frogs.' (Publication summary)

Adaptations

form y separately published work icon Frogkisser! Michael McCullers , United States of America (USA) : 20th Century Fox Blue Sky Studios , 2019 10979147 2019 single work film/TV fantasy

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2017 .
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      Extent: 336p.
      Note/s:
      • Published March 2017
      ISBN: 9781760293512
    • London,
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      England,
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      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Piccadilly Press ,
      2017 .
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      Extent: 371p.p.
      ISBN: 9781848126015, 1848126018, 9781848126374, 1848126379
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Scholastic Press ,
      2017 .
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      Extent: 372p.p.
      ISBN: 9781338052084, 133805208X, 9781338170894, 1338170899

Other Formats

  • Also sound recording.
  • Also dyslexic edition
  • Also braille.
  • Also large print.

Works about this Work

On a Quest for Their Better Selves Joy Lawn , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 13 May 2017; (p. 26)
'Robert Newton is a Melbourne-based firefighter and author. Mr Romanov’s Garden in the Sky (Penguin, 218pp, $17.99) begins as a gritty re­imagining of his experience 25 years ago when called to an emergency in a Melbourne housing commission tower. The sight of a small girl in pyjamas waiting beside her drug-overdosed mother has haunted him since, and is now re-created in 13-year-old Lexie.' (Introduction)
Fairy Tales, Gently Fractured A. J. Jacobs , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The New York Times Book Review , 21 May 2017; (p. 21)
[Review Essay] Frogkisser! Katie Bircher , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The Horn Book Magazine , March/April vol. 93 no. 2 2017; (p. 94-95)
[Review Essay] Frogkisser DV , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 4 March 2017;
'Garth Nix has a gift for writing interesting, complex and capable young women, as anyone who has read his Old Kingdom fantasy series (Sabriel, Lirael etc) will already know. In his new book, Frogkisser!, the young woman at the centre of the action is Anya, princess of a tiny magical kingdom under the de facto rule of her evil step-stepfather (it’s complicated) Duke Rikard, a sorcerer whose power and influence is growing by the day.' (Introduction)
[Review Essay] Frogkisser DV , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 4 March 2017;
'Garth Nix has a gift for writing interesting, complex and capable young women, as anyone who has read his Old Kingdom fantasy series (Sabriel, Lirael etc) will already know. In his new book, Frogkisser!, the young woman at the centre of the action is Anya, princess of a tiny magical kingdom under the de facto rule of her evil step-stepfather (it’s complicated) Duke Rikard, a sorcerer whose power and influence is growing by the day.' (Introduction)
[Review Essay] Frogkisser! Katie Bircher , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The Horn Book Magazine , March/April vol. 93 no. 2 2017; (p. 94-95)
Fairy Tales, Gently Fractured A. J. Jacobs , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The New York Times Book Review , 21 May 2017; (p. 21)
On a Quest for Their Better Selves Joy Lawn , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 13 May 2017; (p. 26)
'Robert Newton is a Melbourne-based firefighter and author. Mr Romanov’s Garden in the Sky (Penguin, 218pp, $17.99) begins as a gritty re­imagining of his experience 25 years ago when called to an emergency in a Melbourne housing commission tower. The sight of a small girl in pyjamas waiting beside her drug-overdosed mother has haunted him since, and is now re-created in 13-year-old Lexie.' (Introduction)
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