Magic Frog gives words of encouragement to the young mouse as he heads out on the long and perilous journey to reach the wonderful land of legend. He faces many obstacles on his quest and sacrifices much to help others in need. But the mouse's compassion and faith in himself prove to be a source of great power, and bring him rewards beyond his dreams. "Beautifully written and illustrated".--"School Library Journal", starred review. 1985 Caldecott Honor Book. 2-color illus.