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James, Simon

Frog and Beaver

(3) K-3 New-to-the-river Beaver is oblivious that his newly constructed dam ("the best dam for miles around...Everyone will love it") negatively affects the animal families living downstream. Frog tries to troubleshoot the cohabitants' dilemma until eventually the dam bursts and Beaver needs their help. James's expressive pen and watercolor illustrations help convey the moral that even well-intended actions can hurt others.


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