Browse Abstracts (35 total)

| by Polacco, Patricia

Mabel and Will go on an adventure with Lillian Two Blossom. She answers many of their questions about the world and nature on a magical boat ride.

| by Fleming, Denise

Each season brings changes to the pond including a variety of animals.

| by Tompert, Ann

Skunk and raccoon wanted Fox's purple umbrella. They tried to take it from her by theft and trickery, but in the end it was fox who out-tricked the both of them.

| by Schoenherr, John

Mother and father goose come to the same pond every year to make a nest to lay their eggs. This year when the eggs hatch, one of the goslings turns out to be a curious rebel. The gosling explores around the pond until the family flies south for the winter.

| by Maiden, Cecil

Baby rabbit wants to jump a bushel of apples like her sister but can't until she gets the courage to stand up to a huge purple monster. She then has the confidence to jump the apples.

| by Guzzo, Sandra E.

Fox tries to earn enough money to buy a Greek fishing hat by helping out all his friends and neighbors. But, his generosity keeps him from earning the money, so his friends pull through for him in the end.

| by Hayes, Ann

Join the parade as the drum major leads the rest of the marching smithereens down the street towards the cheering crowd. Each animal plays a different instrument to make a sound the crowd loves.

| by McCutcheon, Marc

Mr. Biggins, a three-legged dog, is lost in the mountain on Christmas Eve. Grandfather and Lizzie dress warmly, pack a small bag, and head up the mountain to find their dog. They camp overnight in an igloo and find two surprises on Christmas Day.

| by Hall, Malcolm

A printing press, run by animals, has a mystery. Someone is stealing the letters which ends up making very confusing headlines.

| by Mariana.

Miss Flora McFlimsey feels like she is ugly and has no friends. At the end of the May Day, she feels differently.

| by Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman

Everytime Jason Bear does something terrific, he gives himself a star. He soon realizes that his behavior is ruining his friendships. Thus, Jason Bear decides to change.

| by Kasza, Keiko

When an elephant walks he scares the bear, who scares the crocodile, who scares the wild hog then the cycle continues.

| by McKissack, Patricia C.

Hugh Thomas lives in a place where weird things happen and people spin tales. Elder Abbajon and Papa-Daddy tell Hugh Thomas a tale about Bayou Clapateaux. On the way home from fishing, Hugh Thomas makes up his own spin tale.

| by Meddaugh, Susan

After talking with a bird on his lovely screen porch, an old wolf realizes that he may be missing out on some wonderful places because he's spent so much time admiring his porch with the beautiful view. Determined to see the world, the old wolf sells his house to a young rabbit family and sets out on his travels. However, after a trip down a river, an afternoon in the hot desert, and a tour of London drowned in rain, the wolf realizes that his front porch really is the best place in the world. However, the rabbits have settled and will not give the wolf his house back. Saddened he runs far…

| by Arnosky, Jim

A bear wakes up in autumn to get food and eventually hibernate. The big bear scares all the other animals.
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