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Sale Price $19.80
It's not easy being green, but this Long-legged Frog puppet wears it well. The gangly legs and big mouth give him the air of a real comedian.
FACTS OF INTEREST
- Samuel Clemens, better known as Mark Twain, wrote The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County in his cabin in Angels Camp, California in 1865.
- When it was published in 1867 with other stories, it was a big success and gained him his first fame as a humorist.
- In his honor, the town of Angels Camp organized the first jumping frog contest to celebrate the paving of Main Street in 1928.
- The contest has been a popular annual event ever since. The Calaveras County fairgrounds are now better known as Frogtown.