Browse Abstracts (81 total)

| by Fox, Mem

Polly has a room filled with books but does not know how to read. With her stuffed animal, Bed Rabbit, Polly interrupts her parents' reading time for a bedtime story.

| by Wolcott, P.

A young boy has fun playing in the mud until his mother calls him for dinner. He finds a machine to clean him up.

| by Wood, Douglas

Throughout the day, a dad shows his love for his son by showing him things that he can't do alone such as pitching a baseball very fast, reading a book to himself, fishing alone, and winning at cards.

| by Lindbergh, Reeve

As this girl gets ready for school, a cow and many other animals show up outside of her house. When the bus finally comes, there is chaos with people, cars, and animals in the neighborhood.

| by Jonell, Lynne//Mathers, Petra

Christopher is tired of his mommy telling him what to do. Christopher tells his mommy to go away. Suddenly, mommy shrinks to the size of a toy and he sends her away on a toy boat in his bathtub. After Mommy's scary adventure, she realizes that it is rough being little.

| by Harper, Isabelle

When Isabelle's grandpa goes to work, she takes care of his dog Rosie. Isabelle does everything for Rosie -- feeds him, plays with him, and even bathes him. Isabelle loves to take care of Rosie!

| by Sachar, Louis

Wanting to make her Daddy feel better, a young girl puts creativity into a pick-me-up solution, Monkey Soup!

| by Zavos, J.//Drahos, Z.

Murgatroyd screams whenever his parents wash his hair so they stop washing it and a huge garden -- complete with animals -- grows on his head. When Murgatroyd can no longer stand up under his garden, he realizes that hairwashing really isn't so bad!

| by Waldron, Jan L.

John Pig was afraid of Halloween and did not go trick-or-treating with his friends. But then, just when he was feeling scared and alone, a witch and a cat bring Halloween to him. They have a party and make lots of treats. John learns that Halloween is a fun holiday.

| by Kindersley, Dorling

Important times of a child's day are highlighted from nutrition to hygiene.

| by Anholt, Catherine//Anholt, Laurence

Everyone is different, no one is quite the same. Discover all about you!How do you feel today?Are you hungry?Each time it's a new story.

| by Murphy, Jill

Mrs. Large wants five minutes all to herself. She tries to take a bath only to have all three children intrude. She then goes downstairs for some peace and quiet, only to have the kids join her there as well.

| by Faulkner, Matt

Jackie goes into the bathroom with his ship to take a bath. In the bathtub, he begins to imagine that he is sailing in a ship with other men. After a huge storm appears, they run into pirates and have a confrontation. Jackie conquers the captain of the pirates when all of a sudden his mother calls for him to get out of the bathtub.

| by Davison, Martine

Robby wakes up one morning with an earache. His father takes him to the doctor in order to get medicine which will make him feel better. After he sees his friend in the doctor's office and is told about what the doctor will do, Robbie is not scared anymore.

| by Jones, Rebecca C.

A young girl wonders what is so great about Great Aunt Martha when she comes to visit. Since Great Aunt Martha is visiting, the girl has to be very quiet. She decides nothing is great about her great aunt until Great Aunt Martha wants to have fun and make noise.

| by Ziefert, Harriet

It is time for Harry's bath but he can't get in the tub because it is filled with characters from his imagination. Finally, they leave through the window -- just before his mother comes upstairs!

| by Ungerer, Tomi

During a picnic, the Mellops family drinks water from a spring and finds it tastes like oil. The family looks for the possibility of oil in the area. When they find that there is oil, they build a derrick. A forest fire sends the family home to take baths.

| by Roca, Nuria

Your body can do so many things. When you were born, you were only a baby. Then as you grew, you learned how to walk, eat, hear, taste, smell, see, and touch things. It is important to take care of your body so that it can continue to sense the world around you.

| by Dalton, Anne

A family goes through the routine of their day in the rhythm of the tune here we go round the mulberry bush.

| by Rice, Judith Anne

Rosa has been playing all day and now she has germs all over her hands. Germs can make her sick. They are invisible bugs that no one can see. Rosa knows just what to do to get rid of the germs, because they like wet places and warm places to grow.
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