The Ballad of Tubs Marshfield
AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 10. Middle grade readers will remember the bravery and ingenuity of Tubs Marshfield the frog long after they've finished the story of his and his friends' battle to save their beloved marsh. When Tubs and all the other residents of the marsh come down with fevers, coughs, and itchy rashes, Tubs works quickly to discover the source, a factory pumping a toxic sludge into the water. By working together to sabotage the factory, they save their own lives. Children will not only see the importance of animals' lives, but they will also feel the power of their own agency, by the hopeful result when they and others speak out and actively fight together against environmental destruction. Recommended by Kelly
Fans of Sara Pennypacker and Katherine Applegate will love this thrilling environmental fable—filled with laughter, music, and adventure.
There’s no other place Tubs Marshfield would rather be than singing a song in his perfect little swamp along the Louisiana bayou. His music can make anyone feel happy.