Browse Abstracts (37 total)

| by Blance, Ellen // Cook, Ann

Monster goes for a trip around the town with a little boy. The little boy brings his camera and takes pictures at all the places they visit together.

| by Beach, Judi K.

A rabbit asks his mother what is snow? and she responds with several different descriptions of snow and the many names there are for it.

| by Stanley, Diane

Otto, the gentle giant, lives in the magical kingdom of giants. Otto loves his pet chicken, Clara, so when a human named Jack climbs up a beanstalk and steals Clara, Otto must search for Jack. While looking for Jack, Otto meets many other Jacks from different nursery rhymes before he finds the Jack that has Clara and takes Clara home.

| by Wiese, Kurt

Old man Shivers planned on killing rabbits for a coat. The rabbits found out and made a plan to stop him. The rabbits, with the help of nature, caused the old man's house to float away and they never saw him again.

| by Agee, Jon

Milo the magician had one more chance to pull a rabbit out of his hat or else he would be fired. While searching for a rabbit, he finds a bear. The bear is able to pretend his bones are made of rubber and agrees to jump out of Milo's hat. The show is a huge success until the bear becomes tired. Milo wonders what he will do until he realizes that he too can pretend his bones are made of rubber.

| by Willard, Nancy

Follow along in an adventure as a yellow ball rolls out of sight and into a place where all lost things are found. Discover a quiet, small, and plain house where its rooms run far and wide and adventure lurks in the shadows.

| by Takahashi, Hiroyuki

An old man and his wife return every spring to Chironupp Island, an island off the coast of Japan. Right before the war, the couple befriends a young fox cub, Tiny.

| by Horowitz, Ruth

Two brothers have a favorite pet cockroach, Max, which lives at the bug lab where their mother works. While at a dedication ceremony for the renaming of the lab, the boys accidentally let Max escape. Now they must find him before he ruins the ceremony by scaring all the people. The boys eventually locate Max but they can't get him off the ceiling. With the help of One-Shot Lil, Max is returned to his cage.

| by Brutschy, Jennifer

A little girl gets a pet rabbit and discovers that a fox has eaten her pet. She goes with her father to hunt the fox, but feels sorry for it when she sees its hungry eyes. Then she asks her father not to kill it.

| by Benchley, Nathaniel

A young chick is taken from his home. His mother's friend, the wise owl, tries to find out who took Arthur. The owl finally finds Arthur in a cage on the way to the petting zoo and brings him back to his mother.

| by Ahlberg, Allan

Grandma calls in her three grandchildren to tell a story. A boy, a girl, and their baby brother all shrink until they can sneak out of the house unnoticed. They move into a snail house for a day where they have adventures with an earthquake, a disappearing baby, and a scary bird. After the adventures, they thank the snail and return home to become their normal size.

| by Jackson, Jean

A loving, but hungry easy chair follows Mrs. Piccolo to the grocery store to purchase some cheese puffs. A few obstacles attempt to stop the chair from purchasing the cheese puffs, so the chair decides to swallow people to accomplish its task. Will the people from the chair ever get out?

| by Cazet, Denys

As Minnie and Moo sit watching the stars, they wish they could dance. When their wish comes true, they dress up as the farmer's twin sisters, Opal and Ruby, and attend a party at the farmer's house. They have a wonderful time at the party, but the fun ends when they are offered hamburgers. Fearing for their lives, the cows return to the barn.

| by Steig, William

Toby just loves to hide from his parents in every part of the house. This time, will they find him, or will they give up the search?

| by Slobodkin, Louis

Susan needs a good hiding place to get away from her brothers that want to show her a spider-her least favorite thing!After asking a lot of people where to hide, she finds a hiding place all on her own. When everyone goes to find her, nobody can!

| by Alarcon, Karen Beaumont

Louella Mae has disappeared and her family goes on a wild search around the farm to find her. At the end, not only is her location discovered, but also the fact that Louella Mae is really a pig!

| by Marshall, James

It's Halloween and Fox and his friends are looking forward to it, until Fox's little sister wants to come along. They scare her away, but she plays a trick on them. This makes them wish they had been nicer to her.

| by Ernst, Lisa Campbell

Stella Louella cannot seem to find her library book that is due at 5:00 All day, she tracks down its whereabouts along with others in the community who have seen the book along its trip. Find out where the book ends up.

| by Base, Graeme

Detectives at an eleventh birthday party try to solve a mystery. Clues and answers are given in the end.

| by McCrea, James//McCrea, Ruth

Two birds like to go sailing everyday until they realize their umbrella is taken during hottest hours of the day. They catch the thief and compromise in order to make everyone happy.
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