Citation: Lively, P., & Ormerod, J. (1999). One, two, three, jump! New York: M.K. McElderry Books.One two three jump

Ages: 2 – 8

Grades: PreK – 1

Description:   In One, Two, Three, Jump! a young frog sets out on an adventure to see the world around him. He is watched by a dragonfly, who keeps him safe on his adventure. On several instances, the dragonfly has to tell the frog to “one, two, three, jump” to safety.  Eventually, the dragonfly leads the frog back to the safety of his pond.

Use:  One, Two, Three, Jump! is a story that can be used for preschool or toddler storytimes. The repetition of the title throughout the story will have children anticipating the frog’s moves and participating in the story. Children can be encouraged to jump with the frog. This book would be ideal for a storytime or program about frogs.

Review Sources:

One, two, three, jump!. (1999). Publisher’s Weekly, 246(11):56.

Search Terms:  animals, animal movement, frogs