Browse Abstracts (120 total)

| by Wiesner, David

Wonderful illustrations show what might happen with different animals at night. There sure are a lot of frogs. Can frogs fly?

| by Rylant, Cynthia

Night is a dark experience. In the country, you hear very different sounds when it is this dark.

| by Hunter, Anne

Possum is determined to find out who has awakened him and all his animal friends from their winter naps. They soon discover that the Peep!Peep!Peep! is coming from an ambitious frog who is ready to begin spring.

| by Stevenson, James

It hasn't rained for months in Mud Flat, and the animals have never been so hot. They try to help each other stay cool, but it is the rain that brings relief and happiness in the end.

| 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 Coville, Bruce//Coville, Katherine

A little girl named Sarah lives with her mean Aunt Meg who is a witch. One day when Sarah was sent to the forest to find toads, Sarah meets a friendly unicorn named Oakhorn. The unicorn with his magic horn broke the spell over Aunt Meg which made her nice again.

| by Flack, Marjorie

Tim is a tadpole who feels sorry for himself because he can only swim and not jump. A bullfrog tells Tim not to be discouraged. Tim soon matures into a bullfrog and is able to jump.

| by Bradby, Marie

Booker and all the other African Americans have been set free. Money is tight and food is scarce, but the one thing that Booker cares most about is learning to read. His mother gives him an alphabet book, so he seeks the help of a man who knows how to read.

| by Blake, Quentin

A woman, Gertrude, finds a dancing frog by the river and becomes famous with her frog.

| by Rice, Eve

Follow the Fox, the Lion, and other animals through the various lessons of life. Aesop's Fables teach many lessons about being clever and playing the fool.

| by Florian, Douglas

Two children and a guide walk along a nature trail and see a cottontail, a bluejay, a hidden lake, some pinecones, a bullfrog, plus some other things.

| by Coxe, Molly

Mirabel, a goose, and Maxie, a frog, worry when they find out a snake has escaped from the zoo. The snake actually shows up in time to help Mirabel and Maxie and another friendship is formed.

| by Dunbar, Joyce

Six barnyard animals are tricked by a frog to jump into a pond.

| by Griffith, Helen V.

A young girl named Emily kisses a frog and turns him into a handsome prince. The prince does not enjoy being a prince, so he wants to be turned back into a frog. The prince must first be kissed by another frog that has been turned into a beautiful princess.

| by Hoban, Lillian

Arthur is bored one spring day so he decides to go on a field trip to collect specimens. He finds himself in some difficult situations and quickly discovers how quickly his bravery can wear off. Even though things don't go as planned, he still manages to have some fun, thanks to his friends.

| by Whippo, Walt

A little white duck and his friends, little green frog, little black bug, and little red snake enjoy spending their time playing and swimming in the water.

| 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 Joyce, William

A frog becomes jealous of the egg laid by a close friend. He gradually learns to love the egg after saving it from a little boy.

| by Pandell, Karen

Come work out with the animals while you learn your ABCs. See all the kids stretching, reaching, crawling, and moving just like the cats, bears, elephants, and whales that are pictured nearby.

| by Berenzy, Alix

This is a life lesson concerning love is in the eyes of the beholder. This story show how love turned a common frog into a prince.
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