Jennifer Murdley's Toad

Jennifer Murdley's Toad

Book - 2002
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When an ordinary-looking fifth grader purchases a talking toad, she embarks on a series of extraordinary adventures.
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace, 2002.
ISBN: 9780152046132
Characteristics: 159 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Lippincott, Gary A. - Illustrator

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Jul 04, 2011

Spoiler Alert!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Jennifer Murdley has always wanted to be beautiful, she knew she couldn't. But, everything changed when she came upon a magic shop and bought a toad.She thought, that it was just a toad, nothing more,boy was she in for a surprise! It can speak, and not only that,it's a tongue toad!Meaning he can copy anyone's voice/sound. But as little as she knows it, trouble was coming and for Bufo, her toad! Turns out he has a priceless jewel in his fore head and an evil witch is hunting him down. When she asks him where/how he hatched he explains to her he came from a curse girl. When ever she spoke, a rat,snake,toad,etc, would fall out of her mouth at every word. So, she spoke and poped out.After all that, she thought she knew everything, until he kissed Sharra(Jennifer's enemy)and turns her into a toad!Then, they pass around the toadness by kissing eachother and being untoddified.But when, Brandon(her little baby brother)turns into a toad and gets kidnapped, she has to trade Bufo for him. So, her choices are Brandon or Bugo!Which shall she choose?


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Jan 21, 2019

A wonderfully magical adventure about beauty, bullying, magic, and toads. Will Jennifer find beauty? Or will she become something else? A fun, fairy tale fantasy.


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