Toad in Town
by Linda Talley
An English toad encourages optimism in the face of change. Toad's life is nearly perfect. He has a quiet home under a mossy rock. He has his meadow, a brook, and a shimmering lake. Then, one summer morning, toad is uprooted from his peaceful country life and deposited, alone and frightened, on the cobblestone streets of a strange village. Will he be able to regain happiness? Of course! Read on.