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Spotlight on... The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras

14/11/2017 by Victoria Heward
Mark Twain was the pen name of American writer, Samuel Langhorne Clemens. He was born in November 1835 just after an appearance of Halley’s Comet and...

Culture: Jumping Frog competition Calaveras County

14/11/2017 by Victoria Heward
Frog jumping is a traditional ‘sport’ in many parts of rural America. It was made famous in Mark Twain’s story The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras....