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 Ed Pickford © prs

It’s not much of a life at all

When you can only hop

People in their great big cars

They never swerve or stop

We help our little feathered friend

With mouldy crusts and old tab ends

So to toads let’s make amends

And do this little thing for me.


Chorus:

See a toad across the road       

And make yourself a friend

See a toad across the road

It will help you in the end

I know how ugly a toad may be

But it’s got parents like you and me

So see a toad across the road

And make yourself a friend.


In Switzerland I think you’ll find

They love their little toads

That’s why they build them underpasses

Underneath the roads

The little toads at toady school

Always learn the golden rule

Don’t get squashed- don’t be a fool

And hide your legs in France


Chorus:



The boy scouts help old ladies

The teacher helps your child

But what protection is there?

For that creature green and wild

You don’t need a magic wand

To help him safely to his pond

Just pretend that you’re James Bond

And do this little thing for me.


Chorus:



See a Toad Across the Road