Browse Abstracts (90 total)

| by Schotter, Roni

Bob is a young boy who uses his imagination to turn his daily bath into an amazing adventure in which he encounters boats, sea creatures, and a water fall. When his bath is over, the brave Captain Bob drains the ocean and gets ready for bed.

| by Mueller, Virginia

Monster tries to stop baby from crying. He gives her toys and she is finally happy.

| by Van Leeuwen, Jean

This book contains five stories about Amanda the pig. Amanda learns to finish her food before going outside, she learns to have fun on a rainy day, she overcomes her fear of monsters, and she learns to get along and play with her brother.

| by Krahn, Fernando

Two boys create a monster that mysteriously appears and disappears all over town until they have to reveal their prank to get out of a tight spot. (Wordless book)

| by Hall, Marie Ets

Young Oley, the harbor seal, is separated from his mother near the shore and ends up on display in the Midwest. Oley soon grows homesick and is set free. However, before Oley is able to be reunited with his mother, he accidently causes everyone to think he is a sea monster.

| 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 Zion, Gene

On a hot day at the beach, Harry cannot stay cool. He suddenly is covered with seaweed and everyone mistakes him as a sea monster, even his family!

| by Turkle, Brinton

Miss Moody lives by the sea with her cat, Captain Kidd. She loves to collect objects left on the beach after a storm. One day she finds a bottle that says do not open. She opens it up and finds a terrible monster. She defeats the monster through quick thinking.

| by Bogacki, Tomacz

When two friends, Cat and Mouse, go outside one day to play in the green meadow, they are very surprised to find snow instead of grass. Together, they discover the fun of playing in the cold, white snow.

| by Crews, Nina

Have you ever been bored on a rainy day?Follow these two young girls on an exciting adventure with their imaginations and a magic map. Just as the magical map ends their rainy day doldrums, their mother tells them the sun is out and it's time to go to the park.

| by Sendak, Maurice

Max gets sent to his room without dinner. There he dreams about a new world of his own where he sails to an island and becomes the king of all the beasts. After all of his fun frolicking with the beasts, he comes home where a hot meal is waiting for him.

| by Parish, Peggy

A girl wants a pet. She finds a monster and brings it home. It starts to grow so she takes it to the woods and her mother agrees to buy her a pet.

| by Steptoe, John

Bweela and her brother, Javaka, think their dad turns into a monster when they do something wrong. But at other times he is not so bad.

| by Kellogg, Steven

Kathy and Louise are best friends but Louise goes to the mountains for the summer. Kathy is mad because Louise is having a great summer without her. When Louise comes back, they both get a puppy to raise together.

| by Kellogg, Steven

Louis receives a tadpole for his birthday from Uncle McAllister in Scotland. He names his new pet Alphonse and takes him to school for show and tell. However, Louis and Alphonse must be creative to find Alphonse a new home when he keeps growing and growing and growing...

| by James, J. Alison

This true story tells the tale of a Japanese village defeating their enemy samurai. The villagers use their minds instead of weapons to scare the samurai. Wearing wild masks, setting fires on the beach, and playing the drums of Noto Hanto, kept the village safe.

| by Collins, Ross//Thomas, Frances

A bad dream causes Little Monster to imagine several scary events that might occur when he wakes up. To reassure his fears, Little Monster's mother creates a different twist on the fun and exciting events that might occur instead of his bad dream. Mother Monster's comforting suggestions calm Little Monster's fears.

| by Stevenson, James

A grandfather tells his grandchildren an Easter story about what he did to win a girl's heart.

| by Wahl, Jan

Dracula and his companion go on an adventure to scare Agatha. To their dismay, they are too late and confront a bat. Together they work to save the bat. They learn that pets can be our best friends.

| by Polacco, Patricia

On her birthday, a girl's father takes her, her brother and her cousin down to Clay Pit to camp and cook over a campfire, and to take a picture of the monster of Clay Pit Bottoms.
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