Browse Abstracts (80 total)

| by Bretano, Clemens

Prince Evermore asks Princess Rosalina to marry him. She says no and that it would be as impossible as a rose marrying a pumpkin. When he makes a rose marry a pumpkin, Rosalina feeels guilty about her selfishness.

| by Waddell, Martin

This book is about a princess who is forced by her parents to find a prince the traditional way -- going under a spell -- so she can be rescued by a prince. She does not like this idea, so she finds her own way to meet a prince.

| by Quin, Janet

Peter Penny goes around the world dancing. As he travels, everyone wants him to stay, but he must move on. He returns home after his great voyage to marry a beautiful girl.

| by Nikly, Michelle

A prince searches to find the perfect bride and finds a princess on a nut.

| by Yeoman, J.

Seven washerwomen get fed up, run wild, and meet seven woodsmen. They all get married.

| by Yezerski, Thomas

Keara and Stefan are from Ireland and Poland, respectively, and each tell the stories of their families. They meet in the United States in Pinecone Patch, PA. They overcome deep stereotypes and prejudices to be married and bring two families together.

| by Turner, Ann

A woman tells her grandchild about the hard times she and her husband had on the Dakota prairie. The first year was hard, but then the corn grew and they were able to build a house and buy dresses.

| by Moore, Shiela

Samson Svenson is a homely, lonely man. When he finds a small duck egg, he is surprised that it offers him both a small feathered friend and a new love, Kristin Kavversdatten.

| by Williams, G.

A little black rabbit and the little white rabbit always play together. The little black rabbit wants to stay with the white rabbit forever. Finally his wish of living with the white rabbit comes true when they get married.

| by Chetwin, Grace

Mr. Cox works days and Mr. Box works nights. They both rent a room at Mrs. Bouncer's boarding house - the same room!She changes the room every morning and every night so no one will know. Her plan works great until they both propose to her.

| by Dumas, Philippe

Once in the real world, a donkey tried to pretend he is not a donkey. When he is discovered, he dances the waltz to capture his bride.

| by Dahl, Roald

A man is in love with a woman who lives downstairs from him. The woman has a turtle that she wants to grow bigger, so the man helps change the size of the tortoise. The woman falls in love with the man and the two get married.

| by Bunting, Eve

Hef-Nefert, an Egyptian mummy, tells her story as the wife of pharaoh's brother. She and her husband are very much in love and enjoy a wonderful life together. Eventually both die and become mummies that are viewed by disbelieving people in museums.

| by Carey, Valerie Scho

A young girl is pressured by her parents to get married but she wants to find a man who is as reliable as her broom. Her broom turns into the man of her dreams and she marries him.

| by Barklem, Jill

Dusty and Poppy get married. They move to a cottage and live happily ever after.

| by dePaola, Tomie

Helga, a beautiful troll, sets out to earn her dowry to marry Lars. Her plan doesn't work out like she had hoped. Be ready for a funny ending.

| by Moser, Barry

Yoder is a lost soldier trying to find his way home. He runs into an old man who makes him rich, and he also gets the old man's magic tinderbox. Yoder, still lost, continues into a town. He stays in this town because he wants to marry the princess. The tinderbox ends up saving his life and helps him accomplish his goal.

| by Johnston, Tony

Vivid pictures depict the cycle of seasons while the story of a pioneer's life is told. The story begins with the pioneer's marriage then ends with the lives of the pioneer's children.

| by Razvan

A cake and a lemon escape from a refrigerator to explore the world together. They see many things and decide to travel over land and sea together, forever.

| by Friedman, Ina R.

An American sailor meets a Japanese school girl. Neither of them know how to eat in the same manner as the other.
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