Paul Morton

Paul Morton 

Release Date:
July/August 2021 


138mm x 180mm PB

Age group:


Froggy Rescue

Five Quills


The froglets are having a sleepover and wishing on shooting stars with their favourite uncle.  If only Bug Belly’s hungry tum hadn’t gone URGLE-GURGULE GLUMP! he wouldn’t have missed Magpie swooping down on unsuspecting little Splodge …
Now, Bug Belly and the froglets must cross Whispering Woods on a dangerous rescue mission.  Will his cool gadgets be enough to rescue Splodge from Magpie’s nest? Luckily, nobody in Top Pond has more ingenious plans than this Top Frog …

Key Selling Points:

  • A fun-filled, quirky, laugh-out-loud young fiction adventure series by a talented debut author/illustrator
  • Bug Belly is an endearing new character that inspires problem solving with a difference – his clever thinking and can-do attitude will motivate kids to create ingenious solutions to everything!
  • Bold and lively two-toned illustrations work hand-in-hand with the humorous, alliterative text, creating a strong read-aloud story accessible for both emerging and confident young readers.
  • Praise for Babysitting Trouble – ‘Fast-paced and funny’ – Jim Field, a Summer Readng Challenge Selection 2020

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