Browse Abstracts (110 total)

| 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 Kipling, Rudyard

A small elephant is very curious about the world around him. He asks many questions to many animals but no one takes the time to answer. One day he asks a crocodile who pulls on his short nose to make it a long trunk. The elephant is unhappy at first but then realizes the advantages of his new trunk. This is how the elephant got a long trunk.

| by dePaola, Arnold L.

Everyone knows that people communicate through talking. What about animals?How do animals communicate?Looking at different animals we can see that each kind of animal communicates in its own unique way using different sounds.

| by Komoda, Beverly

Simon, the cat, prepares soup for dinner for his monkey friends, but he keeps getting interrupted during his preparations.

| by Wildsmith, Brian

It looks like animals are climbing up a tree trunk. Surprise!The trunk turns into a huge elephant.

| by Hoban, Lillian

Arthur loses the Super Chimp Club contest. But because he helped her learn to read, Arthur's sister wins the first grade reading contest and a prize for both of them.

| by Christelow, Eileen

While on a picnic, five little monkeys decide to tease Mr. Crocodile. One by one they fall from the tree. In the end, the monkeys are found in another tree.

| by Banks, Kate

The bird, the monkey, and the snake all share a tree for a home in the jungle. They don't always get along, but when their tree falls over, they must go in search of a new home. Just when it seems like every home is already taken, they meet the frog who offers to share his home. Now that there are four in the tree, they must all get along.

| by Payne, Emmy

Katy Kangaroo does not have a pocket in which to carry her son, so she asks different animals to help her. She finally goes into the city and finds a man with an apron.

| by Carlstrom, Nancy White

What would you do if you lived at the zoo?Would you stay with the lions and tigers or would you hang with the monkeys?How would you talk to the animals at the zoo?Take a trip to this zoo and find out just exactly what you would do if you live at a zoo.

| by Ets, Marie Hall

A curious boy finds an animal talent contest in the middle of the forest. Since none of the animals could laugh, the little boy wins the contest.

| by Calmenson, Stephanie

Mr. Panda opens his restaurant and the animals come in by one's, two's, all the way to ten's to dine in his restaurant, Panda Palace. After all the patrons are seated and the restaurant is full, one more guest arrives, a tiny mouse. Will Mr. Panda be able to find room for him?

| by Raskin, Ellen

A pig, a parrot, and a monkey try to have tea, but their tea party is ruined by a rain storm. They all come up with ideas to solve the problem, but only one works.

| by Cherry, Lynne

A man begins to chop the Kapok tree down but then falls asleep. All the animals and creatures of the rainforest persuade the man while he is asleep to save the tree.

| by Geringer, Laura

A young girl's mother brings her breakfast to her at the kitchen table. When the mother leaves, the girl's imagination goes wild. She imagines there are many different animals in the kitchen with her during breakfast. When her mother reappears, all of the animals seem to disappear except for the cow.

| by Dodds, Dayle Ann

Alexander the monkey discovers a box which introduces him to a world of color. Each new color is an adventure and a discovery for Alexander.

| by Brunhoff, Jean de

Zephir the monkey goes home to visit his family. While he is there, someone kidnaps princess Isabelle and Zephir goes to find her.
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