Once Upon a Time… There Was a Thirsty Frog


Meet Tiddalik, the thirsty frog who drank all the water in the land. What will the other animals do? And will the thirsty frog ever learn to share? This is a charming re-telling of the Aboriginal Australian story.

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Introduce your little one to fables and fairy tales from around the world with this spellbinding series of board books for children.

Discover the Aboriginal Australian myth about a very thirsty frog named Tiddalik! The perfect bedtime story that will teach children the importance of sharing.

Inside the colourful children’s book ideal for 3-5-year olds, you’ll find:

– Beautiful, vibrant illustrations that bring the stories to life
– Simple text is ideal for reading aloud and for bedtime
– Introduction to a lesser-known folk tale and stories for young children
– A reference section at the end of the book that explains the cultural history behind each story

Once Upon a Time… there was a Thirsty Frog follows the tale of the very thirsty frog who drank all the water in the land! Tiddalik, the frog, has to learn how to share so that the other animals can also quench their thirst. What will the other animals do? Will Tiddalik ever learn how to share?

Tuck your toddler or preschooler in with this charming retelling of the Aboriginal Australian story beautifully illustrated by Maja Andersen, bringing the fairy tale to life. Embark on an inspiring journey with Tiddalik, and teach your child emotional intelligence and the dangers of being selfish.

Go on a journey around the world with these new illustrated fables and novels from DK that make the perfect addition to any child’s bookshelf. Other books in this series include Once Upon a Time… there was a Little Bird, Once Upon a Time… there was a Greedy King, Once Upon a Time… there was an Old Woman.

Additional information

Dimensions 18 × 18 cm










Hardback original


813.6 (edition:23)


College – higher education / Code: F