Browse Abstracts (46 total)

| by Florian, Douglas

A pilot flies across the United States and sees nature in all its grandeur.

| by Duvoisin, Roger

Santa travels in-cog-ni-to to a town during Easter time to see what it is like. When he says that he is Santa Claus, no one believes him at first.

| by Fleming, Denise

Children love to shout and show what they know, so let them do both! A mouse demonstrates to children how to identify numbers, letters, animals and modes of transportation.

| by Jackson, Alison

With rhythm and rhyme, an old lady swallows an entire pie at a family's Thanksgiving dinner. After eating them out of house and home, the old lady is finally full.

| by Arnold, Tedd

Buzz take Fly Guy with him to visit Grandma. During Grandma's excited hug, she accidentally swalllows Fly Guy! She proceeds to swallow animal after animal in an attempt to catch Fly Guy and all the animals she swallows until Fly Guy finally escapes, followed by the rest.

| by Domanska, Janina

Different animals discover that the world is not just wet, dry, green, and dark. A bird flying overhead sees that the environment is different for everyone.

| by Baskin, Leonard

All the letters of the alphabet are associated with many different animals, birds, and insects.

| by Aylesworth, Jim

An old black fly bothers a crazy mixed-up family by flying around and interrupting every aspect of their lives. The fly progresses through the alphabet by landing first on an apple pie, a baby, cookies, then a dog.

| by Deveaux, Alexis

Na-ni waits all day with much excitement for the mailman to bring his mom's welfare check. He is going to get a bike!But, his plans fall through when a thief breaks into his mailbox and steals it.

| by Ayliffe, Alex

Join animals of many shapes and sizes doing the activities they do best. Watch snakes slither, bats swoop, monkeys swing, penguins waddle, and other animals on the move.

| by Goldstone, Bruce

The animals are going to have a feast. Each animal brings a food that rhymes with its name. From carrots to honey, all of the food is enjoyed by all of the animals. When the armadillos arrive with pillows the feast is over.

| by Taback, Simms

There once was a lady who ate so much that it got her into trouble. She eats everything from a fly to a horse. In the end her body cannot take the horse and she dies. The moral of the story is stop at the cow and don't eat the horse.

| by Akass, Susan

Eight of Delushka's nine eggs have hatched. The ninth duckling is scared to come out and needs his mother's help. After he emerges from his shell, he lags behind his siblings due to his fears. All of the farm animals encourage him until he can catch up and join his family.

| by Egan, Tim

Arthur Crandall is granted three wishes from a magic fly. Since Arthur does not really believe in the magic fly, his wishes are not very thoughtful. Two of his wishes come true but they are mixed up. The third wish has the potential to change life as the Crandall's know it.

| by Peters, Lisa Westberg

When a little boy is told to clean his room, he says he cannot because his pets are sleeping. However, a fly wakes them up and starts a chain of reactions that end with the room being cleaned by the animals.

| by Clement, Rod

Amanda does not have ordinary days!She straps on wings to fly downstairs to breakfast and is driven to school by a Tyrannosaurus Rex. Once at school, she eats a gourmet lunch served by a butler. After school, Amanda's mom picks her up on an elephant and takes her home to her pet lion. In the end, Amanda needs a lot of sleep because it has been just another ordinary day.

| by dePaola, Arnold L.

Everyone knows that people communicate through talking. What about animals?How do animals communicate?Looking at different animals we can see that each kind of animal communicates in its own unique way using different sounds.

| by Carle, Eric

A spider is busy working on its web. As the day goes by different animals come and visit but the spider doesn't have time to talk. By the end of the day, the spider feasts on a fly and has a good night's rest after a hard day's work.

| by Oppenheim, Joanne

A pesky black fly troubles alot of animals and eventually gets caught.

| by Kellogg, Steven

Retelling of the tale of the old woman who swallows a fly, a spider, a bird, a cat, a dog, a cow, and a horse. This version tries to explain her crazy appetite.
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