Browse Abstracts (103 total)

| by Cowley, Joy

One night as old men and women are going to sleep, the weather outside is stormy and noisy.

| by Hutchins, Pat

An owl tries to sleep during the day, but all the noisy animals keep him awake. At night when the animals are fast asleep, the owl is noisy and wakes them up.

| by Munsch, Robert

It is Mortimer's bedtime but he just will not stop singing. Everyone has yelled at him, even the police. What will make him stop singing?

| by Kline, Suzy

A little girl's day is filled with being told SHH! by every adult she sees. At first she is discouraged, but she solves her problem by going outside and making as much noise as she possible can.

| by Gaeddert, Lou Ann

The Norris family is instructed by their landlady to quiet their noisy daughter Nancy, or else be evicted from the neighborhood.

| by Munsch, Robert

Jeremiah and Amanda are ready for kindergarten, except for the part where they need to share. Amanda wants the book, the blocks, and the paint. Jeremiah wants the book, the blocks, and the paint. In kindergarten, sharing is key. Will Jeremiah and Amanda find the key?They sure have a surprise for everyone!

| by Elkin, Benjamin

Young prince Hulla-Baloo lives in the town of Hub-Bub, the noisiest town in the world. For his sixth birthday, he wants to hear the loudest noise in the world. Well, what was supposed to be the loudest ends up being the quietest, and the prince learns to appreciate quiet.

| by O'Neil, Alexis

Emily has a very loud voice and her parents and tutor do not know what to do with her. The tutor suggests that she go to a boarding school for quiet girls. Before she leaves for the school, Emily takes a trip into town where she sees a sign for loud help on a ship that is setting sail that day. Emily uses her voice to save several ships from crashing at sea.

| by Maitland, Barbara

Mom likes the noise of the city but not early in the morning. To get away, she decides to visit Uncle Jack who lives on a farm. When they arrive, they discover that the farm is loud like the city -- only there are animal noises instead of car sounds.

| by Brown, Margaret Wise

In a big green room, a little bunny is tucked away in bed. He says goodnight to all of the familiar things in his room before falling to sleep. Finally, he says good night to the noises everywhere and drifts off to sleep.

| by Whatley, Bruce

The three little pigs move out to build their own homes. But when the big, bad wolf comes, the first two pigs escape to the brick house. Throughout the ordeal, the pigs hear a mysterious voice that turns out to be the illustrator. The illustrator runs out of paint while finishing the story and finally saves the pigs by changing them and the wolf into Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

| by Martin, David

Everyone knows the five little piggies- one that goes to the market, one stays home, one has roast beef, one has none, and one goes we, wee, wee all the way home. Now we will finally learn why these little piggies did all these different things!

| by Phillips, Mildred

A cow wonders why she says moo but all the other farm animals make different noises. She soon learns that each animal has its own identity and makes its own sounds, making them all unique.

| by Lionni, Leo

Geraldine the mouse finds a large chunk of cheese. She gnaws the cheese into a statue that plays music. She then learns that she has music in her too.

| by Brown, Margaret Wise

A dog named Muffin is very aware of all the sounds surrounding him. He hears trains, whistles, animals, and other noises and explains what each thing sounds like.

| by Raskin, Ellen

Even though animals cannot speak, they can make all kinds of noises. Words are not everything!

| by Johnston, Tony

A series of several short stories about two friends - a troll and a mole -that describe several adventures they go through together from losing a tooth to being afraid of the dark.

| by Turner, Sandy

It is Christmas Eve and Santa is delivering presents. When he arrives at a house, he finds a very noisy, active dog. Santa is still able to drop off the presents without waking the children and they all enjoy their presents the next morning. They also have a red surprise to touch -- thanks to the dog!

| by Zolotow, C.

A little black poodle barks at everything to keep his family safe.

| by Lexau, Joan M.

Emily tries to run away when her mother shows more interest in taxes than in her. Emily is not able to cross the street alone so she, her baby brother, and the next-door dog end up running around the block. Emily fears she is lost and wants to go home when she realizes she is in front of her house.
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