Browse Abstracts (120 total)

| by Mayer, Mercer//Marianna

A boy and his friends go fishing. Their fishing party is interrupted when a turtle bites the line. The boy catches a turtle.

| by Lively, Penelope

Frog wants to find a new home where he can jump. While exploring the garden the frog encounters some dangers. Thanks to the dragonfly, the frog makes it to the pond- the perfect place for any frog to live!

| by Steig, William

Gorky the frog invents a magical potion that allows him to fly through the country side and town.

| by London, Jonathan

Froggy discovers the truth behind having a crush. His clumsiness and confusion lead him to discover his one true love, his mother.

| by Lionni, Leo

A tiny fish and a little tadpole are friends. The tadpole becomes a frog and sees the world. The fish wants to see the world, but learns that life is better as fish.

| by Fleming, Virginia

As Christy and Jim Bud approach the pond to search for frog eggs, they realize Eddie Lee, a neighbor with Down's Syndrome, has followed them. Christy's mother has always told her to be good to Eddie Lee. Christy is kind, but Jim Bud is not. As the story evolves, Eddie Lee shares the best discovery of all with Christy.

| by Gunthorp, Karen

Antonia has a big surprise for the picnic, but she needs her boat to get there, and it is filled with holes. Will she get there before it is too late.

| by Carlstrom, Nancy White

Jesse Bear discovers many objects and animals that can get wet while he is trying to stay dry. Jesse Bear's parents buy him a pool so he can get all wet splashing.

| by Nygaard, Elizabeth

The snakes of Snake Alley love their snake band. The snakes hiss and bop their tails to make a great sound together. One summer day, a cricket, frog, fish, bird, and turtle tell the littlest snake that they would like to be in a band and demonstrate their unique sounds. Snake only wants to be with his snake band until he realizes that they never sound different at all and maybe it would be nice to have the other musicians in the snake band too. The other snakes do not like his idea, so the littlest snake starts his own band with the cricket, frog, fish, bird, and turtle.

| by Hutchins, Pat

A rabbit is going to have a surprise party. He tells the owl that he is going to have a surprise party and the owl misunderstood what the rabbit said. The owl passes the misunderstood message on to others and everyone becomes confused.

| by Popov, Nikolai

A mouse steals a flower from a toad which causes war to break out. It's mice against toads as the battle escalates. Total destruction once again leaves toad and mouse alone. (A Wordless Book).

| by Cook, Jean Thor

Joey wishes Daddy still lived at home and has a great deal of trouble accepting Bill, his new stepfather. After many experiences with Bill, like playing ball and swimming, Joey decides there is plenty of room in his life for Daddy and Bill. He loves both of them.

| by Carle, Eric

Rooster wants to take a trip around the world. Many friends join him along the way. It gets dark, and everyone begins to worry about where they will sleep and what they will eat. Rooster decides he did not plan his trip very well. Everyone decides to go home. Rooster goes home, also. He falls asleep and dreams about his trip around the world.

| by Carlstrom, Nancy White

Benjamin Badger is two years old going on three. He does not believe he needs to take a nap anymore. Mama Badger explains to Benjamin that everyone needs time to slow down and rest. While Mama Badger is explaining to Benjamin about who sleeps, Benjamin falls asleep.

| by Martin, Patricia Miles

Two young children enter their newly found frog into a jumping contest. They train the frog to jump, but the frog decided he did not want to jump that day.

| by Kalan, Robert

A frog foes all over the pond to try and catch a fly. But in the mean time, he must jump out of danger to avoid getting eaten himself.

| by Bamcroft, Catherine//Coale, Hannah

Felix loves that orange hat and takes it everywhere he goes. He dreams that a turtle brings him his hat. However, it was really his brother, Fred, who brings him the hat.

| by Smith, Jim

A frog band and a detective discover the secret of Lion Castle through a combination of incidents.

| by Walsh, Ellen Stoll

Betsy the frog is tired of hopping and jumping so she begins to dance.
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