Nonfiction Frog Books

These nonfiction frog books are a great way to introduce preschoolers to frogs, their habitats, and their life cycle.

If you’re teaching your preschoolers about frogs, be sure to include one or more of these nonfiction books to your frog activities for preschoolers. Each one is perfect for use with kids ages 3-6.

Nonfiction Frog Books

Below, I’ve featured just a handful of nonfiction books that will help your preschoolers learn about frogs.

You should be able to find them at your local library or bookstore. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.

I Am a Frog: A Book About Frogs for Kids (I Am Learning: Educational Series for Kids)National Geographic Readers: Frogs!From Tadpole to Frog (Scholastic Reader, Level 1)


I Am a FrogI Am a Frog introduces kids to basic biological concepts about this incredible amphibian.

Frogs – Alive with froggy facts, this book has the coolest photos to bring kids deep into the swampy world of our amphibian amigos.

From Tadpole to Frog – Watch a tiny tadpole grow into an adult frog in this book full of facts and photographs. Learn what tadpoles eat, how they survive, and how they transform into frogs.

Explore My World FrogsI Love Frogs (Rookie Toddler)National Geographic Readers: Tadpole to Frog (L1/Co-reader)


Frogs – In Explore My World Frogs, curious kids learn about the fascinating world of frogs, especially their growth from tadpole to full-grown frog and the relationship between baby frogs and their parents.

I Love Frogs – Frogs are fantastic, from their wonderfully wide mouths down to their super-sticky toes!

Tadpole to Frog – Kids will see a tadpole transform into a frog, watch a caterpillar become a butterfly, and learn how a nymph becomes a dragonfly.

DK Readers L1: Tale of a Tadpole (DK Readers Level 1)Frogs, Toads & Turtles: Take Along Guide (Take Along Guides)Frogs and Toads and Tadpoles, Too (Rookie Read-About Science: Animals)


Tale of a Tadpole – Starting out as an egg on a lily pad, follow the life of a newborn tadpole as he hides from the dangers of the pond including hungry goldfish and beetles, as he grows up into a frog.

Frogs, Toads, and Turtles – Describes the physical characteristics, habitat, and diet of thirty kinds of frogs, toads, and turtles.

Frogs and Toads and Tadpoles, Too – This book discusses the likenesses and differences between frogs and toads.

All About FrogsTadpoles to Frogs (It's Fun to Learn about Baby Animals (Paperback))The Frog Book


All About Frogs – Kids will learn why frogs can jump so far, what they eat and what eats them, the correct way to handle a frog, and how to recognize frogs by the sounds they make. And there is some information about toads, too!

Tadpoles to Frogs – Most babies are smaller versions of their parents, but some babies do not look anything like their adult counterparts. This book looks at the life cycle of pond frogs and tree frogs, with amazing photographs following their metamorphosis from tadpoles to adult amphibian.

The Frog Book – With more than 5,000 different frog species on the planet, in every color of the rainbow and a vast number of vivid patterns, no creatures are more fascinating to learn about or look at.

From Tadpole to Frog (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1)Red-eyed Tree Frog (Scholastic Bookshelf)Tadpole to Frog (Rookie Read-About Science: Life Cycles)


From Tadpole to Frog – This picture book shows the incredible metamorphosis that occurs as a tadpole becomes a frog. 

Red-Eyed Tree Frog – In a tropical rainforest in Central America, a red-eyed tree frog spends the night looking for food while avoiding potential predators. 

Tadpole to Frog – Who could look at a tadpole and picture the hopping, insect-catching adult to come? This book offers readers a detailed look at the life cycle of this amazing amphibian.

Which of these books about frogs will you read first?

Teaching Resources

This Five Green Speckled Frogs sensory kit is perfect for pairing with this lesson!

Learn how a tadpole turns into a frog. This felt board set shows a pictorial display of a frog’s life. With 5 stages and detailed felt pictures this set works well within a lesson on frogs, their life cycle, pond life, pond habitats or amphibians.

Practice counting and graphing with this adorable Frog Pond count and graph activity.

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This spring, introduce your little ones to frogs with this collection of fiction and nonfiction frog books for toddlers. These board books are the best! This collection of frog life cycle activities contains both crafts and worksheets that will help you demonstrate how frogs grow. This frog-themed count and graph activity is a great way for preschoolers to practice counting to ten and graphing their results during your spring and summer lessons.

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