It's a little tree frog! Here Mom, let me see him closer!
Now I gave him a good sniff - I had never actually seen one close up before - and promised him I just wanted to say hello and that I would not eat him. I even promised to keep him safe from Honey...who absolutely without a doubt WOULD try to eat him! After my investigation and greeting Mom said we had to let him go, so she took him over by the little woodpile at the edge of the yard and let release him.
He very quickly found a nice safe little hide-y hole!