Browse Abstracts (66 total)

| by Bowen, Betsy

Starting in May, the winter countdown begins. Preparation activities are described using the numbers one through thirteen. For example, winter countdown includes five blueberries and six bags of rice.

| by Johnson, Crockett

A little boy creates his own adventure by drawing with purple crayon. He explores forests, oceans and cities by drawing pictures and putting himself in those pictures. After all the adventures, he finally follows the moon back home.

| by de Regniers, Beatrice Schenk

Red Riding Hood's grandmother is sick so she takes her a little cake to eat. On her way there she stumbles upon a mean, hungry wolf. Will the wolf get to grandma's house before Red Riding Hood?

| by Gunthorp, Karen

Despite warnings not to go looking for strawberries because of the wolf, Adam goes anyway and finds a pleasant and unexpected friend.

| by Potter, Beatrix

Timmy Tiptoes is a squirrel who has a wife named Goody. When it is time to pick nuts to be stored for the winter, the other squirrels think Timmy stole their nuts so they push him into a hole. Timmy stays stuck there so Goody does not know where he is. Finally they find each other with the help of a chipmunk.

| by Geisert, Arthur

Seven pigs are trying to build the perfect tree house. Throughout the book, the reader must find seven pigs, 5 forms of a letter, the letter before it, and the letter after it.

| by Hutchins, Pat

Woodland creatures try to decide what game to play. They decide to play hide-and-go-seek.

| by Spielgelman, Art

The dog narrating this story explains the wizard's curse and many other adventures that turn him into this book. He longs for the curse to be broken and for someone to save him from being the pages of a book. He wants someone to give him a loving home.

| by Carrick, Carol

Christopher's dog, Ben, has an encounter with a porcupine. Ben gets a nose full of quills. Christopher wants to protect Ben by keeping him tied up at night. Christopher's father helps him understand that Ben must learn to fend for himself. Christopher decides to let Ben go so they both would be happy.

| by Ludwig, Warren

Granny Rose and her dog, Henry, go for a walk in the woods and get stuck in a blizzard. Henry finds a cave for shelter, where the two run into a bear.

| by Moeri, Louise

All of the animals in the forest were sad because at night they could not see. All of the animals tried to get the sun to give them a little bit of light for the night. The rabbit stole some sun and created the moon and stars.

| by Ipcar, Dahlov

Wild animals are tamed by humans to be used as pets and for work purposes in different parts of the world.

| by Khalsa, Dayal Kaur

Elsie, who lives alone in a snow-covered house on the edge of the woods, makes a friend when a huge snow cat comes to play with her.

| by Ryder, Joanne

Do you ever think about what things you have in common with everyone else on Earth?One thing is that we share our world with every living thing. Can you find the snake in the grass?The crabs on the pier?We share our world and we should take care of it.

| by Moss, Miriam

Different animals move through the woods and plants with some clues. At the end of the trip, why is there a wolf dressed in human clothing?

| by Reiser, Lynn

A child can't wait to go fishing on Rocky Pond so she can see animals and have picnics. It's a day full of adventure and fun.

| by McClung, Robert M.

A bear cub discovers the dangers and delights of the forest. The cub learns to hunt, fish, hibernate, and eventually chooses a mate.

| by Pomerantz, Charlotte

A girl finds a bear and tells her neighbors. They look for it in the woods and when they find it, it scares them. They run and the bear chases them. The bear is too scared to cross the bridge, so the people are safe.

| by Christelow, Eileen

Henry the Rabbit decides to paint himself with red stripes. Because of the stripes, a fox sees Henry and kidnaps him. Eventually, Henry is reunited with his parents and learns a lesson.
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