Long Legged Frog Hand Puppet by Folkmanis

Long Legged Frog

Long Legged Frog

 
FACTS OF INTEREST:
 
  • Samuel Clemens, better known as Mark Twain, wrote “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” in his cabin in Angels Camp, CA in 1865
  • when it was published in 1867 with other stories, it was a big success and gained him his first fame as a humorist
  • in his honor, the town of Angels Camp organized the first jumping frog contest to celebrate the paving of Main Street in 1928
  • the contest has been a popular annual event ever since
  • the Calaveras County fairgrounds are now better known as Frogtown

NEW from Manhattan Toy – Wobble-A-Round Beads

Wobble-A-Round Beads

Wobble-A-Round Beads

 
Just arrived, Wobble-A-Round Beads from Manhattan Toy.  Available in blue, green and orange. 
 
Imaginations at play!