Rosie the Ribeter by Darcy Pattison audiobook

Rosie the Ribeter: The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calavaras County

By Darcy Pattison
Read by Josiah Bildner

Mims House
0.21 Hours 1
Format : Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781629441313

Who holds the world record triple jump record — for bullfrogs? Rosie, the Ribeter. She set the record in May 1986 at 21 feet 5 3/4 inches. Her record has stood for over 30 years. This is her story. It all started with Mark Twain and his famous story, "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County." After it was published, the Calaveras County fair started the Jumping Frog Jubilee(TM), which has run since 1928. Over the years, the frogs have jumped farther. Why? Scientists say it's because of the frog jockeys, the men and women who catch and jump the frogs. Listen to this extraordinary story of a man and a frog.

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Summary

Summary

Who holds the world record triple jump record — for bullfrogs?

Rosie, the Ribeter.

She set the record in May 1986 at 21 feet 5 3/4 inches.

Her record has stood for over 30 years.

This is her story.

It all started with Mark Twain and his famous story, "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County." After it was published, the Calaveras County fair started the Jumping Frog Jubilee(TM), which has run since 1928.

Over the years, the frogs have jumped farther.

Why? Scientists say it's because of the frog jockeys, the men and women who catch and jump the frogs.

Listen to this extraordinary story of a man and a frog.

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Author Bio: Darcy Pattison

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Animals
Runtime: 0.21
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English