Browse Abstracts (94 total)

| 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 Potter, Beatrix

Peter is a little rabbit who does not listen when his mother tells him to stay away from Mr. McGregor's garden. He goes to the garden and eats some vegetables until Mr. McGregor sees him and tries to catch him. Peter finally finds his way out, but then spends the evening in bed.

| by Koller, Jackie French

When one monkey too many jumps on a bike, trouble is right around the corner. Only two monkeys on the golf cart at once!Add three more monkeys and disaster strikes. These monkeys need help at a restaurant, going to bed, and illustrating this book!

| by Rey, Margret//Rey, H.A.

Curious George needs to go to the hospital. While he is there, he succeeds in making a sad girl very happy and creates a lot of mischief.

| by Potter, Beatrix

Two mice raid a little girl's doll house, while the dolls are out one day. They break the dolls belongings and take some things. In the end, the two bad mice have to pay for everything they broke and clean up the mess they made.

| by Prelutsky, Jack

The hynea prides himself on being the meanest animal who plays dirty tricks on the zebra, ostrich, elephant, and lion. The other animals try to take revenge on him, but he fools them and gets away.

| by Riddell, Chris

A little girl thinks that elephants are a lot of trouble. They do many annoying things, such as take all the covers at night and eat all the cupcakes. The real trouble with elephants is that you cannot help but love them.

| by Marshall, James

Old Mother Hubbard goes to the cupboard, the baker, the undertaker, the butcher, and other places to find something to please her dog.

| by Ernst, Lisa Campbell

A dog and its owner enjoy time together. Some town members dislike the dog until he saves the day.

| by Meddaugh, Susan

The whole family, including Martha, the talking dog, is excited when Skits arrives. Skits is a young and mischievious dog. As he grows, the family thinks that it is time to give him alphabet soup so he will be able to talk. However, it doesn't have the same effect on Skits as it did on Martha. At first everyone is sad, especially Skits, until they discover his other talents.

| by Goode, Diane

Two sweet spirited, young siblings and their mischievous dog exercise their muscles and goodwill as they search for the perfect present for Mama. They experience a comic escapade through the city blocks of markets and vendors.

| by Low, Joseph

A cat gets hungry and askes a mouse over to eat for dinner. Mouse brings a dog with her. The mouse and the cat try to outsmart each other but the mouse wins in the end.

| by Kepes, Juliet

Five mischievous monkeys are always playing tricks on the other animals in the jungle. After a trick is played on them, they change their ways and even manage to save their new friends from Terrible the Tiger.

| by Rey, Margaret

Curious George travels about the neighborhood getting into trouble. He decides to fly a kite and gets swept away. His owner saves him and his friend is happy that his kite is saved.

| by Rey, H.A.

Curious George, an African monkey, becomes quite adventurous as he travels on boats, to zoos, and many other places. After taking in the sights and getting into mischief, George is captured and must live at the zoo.

| by Wells, Rosemary

Max does not want to get rid of his old blue pants!Instead he wants a dragon shirt, but his mom did not give his sister enough money to buy one. Max loses his sister at the story and gets into a little mischief.

| by Pearson, Tracey Campbell

A howling dog howls and barks all night until the entire town is awake. The howling dog is no longer lonely, so she stops howling and barking. The town goes back to sleep and so does the howling dog.

| by Seuss, Dr.

It was too wet to play outside, so Sally and her brother just sat inside. Along came the Cat in the Hat with a bunch of silly tricks that made a huge mess. Right before their mother returns, they clean everything up.

| by Kimmel, Eric A.

Bridgett has many unusual animals as pets. Each day she tries to take a different animal to the library with her. Each animal creates a mess in one way or another.

| by Seuss, Dr.

The Cat in the Hat returns to visit Salley and her brother's house while their mother is gone. The children shovel the sidewalk, causing mischief and a big mess. Then, the Cat in the Hat brings out his helpers, Cats A-Z, to help clean up.
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