Browse Abstracts (14 total)

| by Albert, Richard

A lonely man plants a garden full of vegetables in the middle of the desert. A wide array of desert wildlife finds their way to his garden and watering hole. He wants to be friends with the animals and help them.

| by Oram, Hiawyn

Badger is in a bad mood and this is very unusual. His forest friends don't know what to do about his terrible demeanor. They need him and try different ways to cheer him up. After several failed attempts at cheering badger up, mole realized all he needed was to feel appreciated.

| by Lithgow, John

A young boy sneaks off from a school field trip. He is left in the history museum overnight where he discovers his classmates, family, and acquaintances take on new forms.

| by Bull, Schuyla

Follows a herd of elephants, including a playful young calf, as it slowly makes its way to Tsavo National Park in Kenya to the Mzima River during a long, dry season.

| by Brett, Jan

A badger and a honeyguide work together to find bee hives for honey. One day, the badger betrays the honeyguide and uses his help to eat all the honey himself. The honeyguide decides to get even and provides a twist in the end.

| by Hadithi, Mwenye & Kennaway, Adrienne

Lazy lion orders everyone to build him a house, but he is not satisfied with it. When a big rain comes, all the other animals go into the house that was built for the lion to keep dry. This is why lions must roam the earth.

| by Oram, Hiawyn

Badger is in a bad mood and this is very unusual. His forest friends don't know what to do about his terrible demeanor. They need him and try different ways to cheer him up. After several failed attempts at cheering badger up, mole realized all he needed was to feel appreciated.

| by Marzollo, Claudio

It's the first day of soccer. Kenny doesn't want to play, but he goes to practice anyway. At first he's a little nervous and doesn't play very well. With his coach's help and encouragement, he quickly becomes the best kicker on the team.

| by Gunthorp, Karen

Several animals from the forest are excited because spring has arrived. The animals make sure all their friends wake up to begin their work.

| by Potter, Beatrix

When Tommy Brock kidnaps baby rabbits and plans on eating them for breakfast, Benjamin Bunny and Peter Rabbit must come up with a plan to rescue the babies. To their luck, Mr. Todd and Tommy Brock get into a fight and forget the breakfast.

| by Hoban, Russell

It's France's bedtime but she isn't very tired, so she makes up an alphabet song, imagines a tiger, sees a giant, and learns that the wind has a job before she falls asleep.

| by Hoban, Russell

Frances, the badger, likes only one kind of food, jam on toast. After two days, she tries a different food after observing her friends' lunches at school.

| by Porter, Sue

Ambrose, the badger, buys a pair of skates. He loses control and takes a whole group of animals along for a ride. Ultimately everyone ends up at the ocean to swim and play.

| by Carlstrom, Nancy White

Benjamin Badger is two years old going on three. He does not believe he needs to take a nap anymore. Mama Badger explains to Benjamin that everyone needs time to slow down and rest. While Mama Badger is explaining to Benjamin about who sleeps, Benjamin falls asleep.
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