They were hylas, the tiny cousins of Stickytoes the tree toad.
A tree toad dared him to come on; a chipmunk grew saucy as the Harvester bent to an unloved task.
Everything was silent, excepting for the occasional note of a tree toad, or the "glunk" of a frog in the swamp.
At half-past eight I was up in that tree as well hidden as a tree toad, waiting for the messenger to arrive.
It was very quiet, except for the tooting of an owl or the cry of a tree toad.
He heard the dreaming note of the tree toad; frogs croaked in the lush meadow, water babbled under the crazy wooden sidewalk.
The blind might hear September in the uproarious arguments of the crow, the despondent cries of katydid, tree toad, and hoot owl.