The frogs always beat the toads at long jump but the toads don't mind - anything for a quiet life. But then the children - and Mutt the dog - come in search of some good jumpers, and the toads see an opportunity to get their own back. Soon the poor frogs have been gathered up and put in an ice-cream tub, and they're hopping mad!
Michael Morpurgo OBE began writing when he struggled to find books to engage his students. He is now one of the UK's best-loved writers and a household name.