Can You Catch a Coqui Frog is a colorful introduction to some of Hawai‘i’s most well-known animals from the titled coqui frog to the monk seal. The rhyme can be sung to the popular tune Do Your Ears Hang Low.


Can you catch a coqui frog as he’s sitting on a log?

Can you hear him in the night with a croak so high and bright?

Children will love discovering the various animals, and imaginations are sure to sparkle as they use all their senses to think about these island creatures. After time spent discovering, the reader is brought home to think about family and friends and to appreciate how special Hawai‘i is.

Author: Vera Arita

Illustrator: Edna Cabcabin Moran