Browse Abstracts (158 total)

| by Cazet, Denys

It's a morning on the farm with the animals waking for the day and the scarecrow quietly watching from the field. It's quiet on the farm until he gets a mouse inside of him.

| by Oakley, Graham

Two young hens become dissatisfied with their boring lives and decide to find a new home. Their curiosity leads them on exciting and dangerous adventures, which eventually lead them back home.

| by Mathers, Petra

A chicken escapes from her home in an apartment building. She joins an opera and becomes a star.

| by Stoeke, Janet Morgan

A silly loving chicken ventures out in the cold for an winter adventure. See how he mistakes some mittens for a hat to keep himself warm.

| by Duvoisin, Roger

A crocodile lives on a farm. The animals are scared of the crocodile at first. The crocodile makes friends with the farmer's wife.

| by Edwards, Michelle

The summer that Rody worked in the kibbutz chicken coop, the hens laid more eggs than ever before. When Rody gets moved from job to job, the chickens become very unhappy. So they do something to get Rody back.

| by Delaney, Ned

Three chickens from outer space help Hank save his farm from the greedy Mr. Sneezle.

| by Van Woerkom, Dorothy

Ralph, a rooster, living alone, finds three eggs on his porch one morning. He decides to keep the chicks and brave being a single parent.

| by Reiser, Lynn

A little hen finds herself adopted into a strange family, but she loves them anyway. She then has a surprise in her own family, but learns to love anyway.

| by Robertson, M.P.

George finds what he thinks to be a giant chicken egg. However, when it hatches, a dragon comes out. He cares for it and teaches it necessary skills but the dragon longs to be with his family. Before going to his home with the other dragons, the dragon takes George for an adventure and thanks him for his kindness and caring.

| by Lipkind, William//Mordvinoff, Nicolas

A little tiny rooster is disliked by the other chickens. One night a meeting is held to find a night watch man. The little rooster volunteers but is told he's too small. He does it anyway and saver the day.

| by D'Aulaire, Ingri//D'Aulaire, Edgar

A little old woman walks into town with a basket of eggs her hen has laid. As she walks she thinks about her future and about how rich she'll be because of these eggs. When she drops all of the eggs she realizes she became too proud.

| by Kruse, Max

Spiros is a farmer who depends on his crow to get every day started. One day, the rooster was depressed and wouldn't crow because the world was dark. Finally, Spiros tricks his rooster into crowing again.

| by Ehlert, Lois

Pages with color and shape cut-outs are added together to make animals on a farm. The shapes and animals are labeled.

| by Will, Nicolas

No one pays attention to the rooster because he is so tiny. When some eggs disappears, the tiny rooster wants to be the watchman, but the barnyard leader said he was too small. When the watchman falls asleep, the tiny rooster saves the eggs.

| by Tresselt, Alvin

Many different farm animals begin to wake each other up and start their days. Finally, the little boy who lives on the farm wakes and begins his day. This farm is full of many sights and sounds.

| by Porte, Barbara Ann

A man on a chicken farm only draws chickens in his paintings. He moves to the city, and comically draws chickens with briefcases in elevators.

| by Turner, Dorothy

What are eggs?Where do eggs come from?How are eggs used?The history, definition, beliefs, and various uses for eggs are explained in this book. There is a section included on how to cook eggs along with instructions for using eggs in the kitchen.

| by Kasza, Keiko

Mr. Wolf loves to eat, so when he sees a chicken he decides to make chicken stew. He feeds the chicken for several weeks to fatten her up. When it is time to make the stew, his plan backfires and instead he makes dinner for the chicken.

| by Mathers, Petra

Lottie's new beach towel certainly comes in handy during her day with Herbie. They are just going on a picnic, but they run into many adventures on the way. From using the towel as a sail, to using it as a veil, both Lottie and Herbie are ingenious when it comes to solving problems.
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