Browse Abstracts (220 total)

| by Van Leeuwen, Jean

Amanda pig and her family experience five short stories. One describes Amanda playing with her brother and another describes how she organized a birthday party for her dad.

| by Quackenbush, Robert

More and more animals, birds, and, finally, a car and wife keep adding on to the traditional song of Old MacDonald.

| by Inkpen, Mike

A boy has lost his beetle. He asks many people and animals in his search for the beetle. The search continues until it is found.

| by Kitchen, Bert

Each rhyme tells of a different thing each animal or insect does on a farm.

| by Sheppard, Jeff

Colorful illustrations demonstrate how some animals like water and others do not. With clever repetition of animal sounds, the book shows how animals react after falling into a lake.

| by Pizer, Abigail

All of the animals in the farm partake in their perfect day by making their sounds of happiness. For example, a cow goes moo-moo.

| by Hewitt, Kathryn

Noah builds a boat to sail two of every animal for forty days and forty nights. It starts out as a pleasure trip until the rain becomes a problem. All the animals fight but in the end, they learn a valuable lesson never to be forgotten again.

| by Ada, Alma Flor

Through a series of letters between friends, we learn the stories of Goldilocks, The Three Pigs, Little Red Riding Hood, and Peter Rabbit.

| by Calmenson, Stephanie

Mr. Panda opens his restaurant and the animals come in by one's, two's, all the way to ten's to dine in his restaurant, Panda Palace. After all the patrons are seated and the restaurant is full, one more guest arrives, a tiny mouse. Will Mr. Panda be able to find room for him?

| by Soto, Gary

One day, a man brings el puerto (a door) to the neighbor's barbeque instead of el puerco (a pig). On his way to the picnic, the door becomes very useful when he carries many things on it. Once he gets to the barbeque, his wife tells him about the pig and it is all a big joke.

| by Raskin, Ellen

A pig, a parrot, and a monkey try to have tea, but their tea party is ruined by a rain storm. They all come up with ideas to solve the problem, but only one works.

| by Keller, Holly

Geraldine the pig is waiting for a big snow which was predicted on the radio. It finally comes while she is sleeping. When she wakes up she is happy and runs outside to go sled riding.

| by Martin, Jacqueline Briggs

Old Washburn is an old man who always looks on the bright side of life and is a terrific whittler. He uses this talent to make instruments. His music draws the attention of runaway animals.

| by Martin, Bill Jr.//Archambault, John

A little girl describes her adventure on a merry-go-round using the sights and sounds around her.

| by Ransom, Candice F.

Candice's mother marries Howard and they move to a new house. When Candice asks how long they will live there, Howard replies forever and she wonders how long that is. One day Candice realizes how long forever is.

| by Asch, Frank

A new character is added to the story of the three little pigs, changing the tale to four little pigs. The fourth pig saves his brothers from the wolf by being resourceful.

| by Collington, Peter

A little girl dreams a story. She dreams her little angel and soldier boy come alive to save her coin from the pirates who stole it. (A Wordless Book)

| by Waldron, Jan

All the little pigs are in a hurry to go Christmas shopping. However, they discover they have an empty wallet. When angel pig pays them a visit, they soon learn what Christmas is really about.

| by Lobel, Anita

Pierrot is a lonely clown who decides to visit his friend, Pierrette. He decides to get a basket and take her several things from his garden. Each item begins with a different letter from the alphabet.

| by Carlson, Nancy

The pig family shows that no matter what the situation, whether its getting up for school on a Monday, feeling sad, lonely, or hurt, a hug will make you feel better.
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