Browse Abstracts (103 total)

| by Hill, Eric

Spot has not come to dinner so Spot's mom is on the look out for him. When searching for her son, she meets an array of other animals. Likewise she finds Spot and they enjoy their meal. (Flip Book)

| by Yolen, Jane

Eeny, Meeny, and Miney Mole live life underground and they have no idea what life up above is like. One day, Eeny burrows up above ground and discovers day, night, light, darkness, and the four seasons.

| by Paul, Anthony

General MacTiger is the most magnificent animal in the forest, until he loses his stripes. His friend, the Python, stole them and now General MacTiger has to find a way to get them back.

| by Hall, Malcolm

A printing press, run by animals, has a mystery. Someone is stealing the letters which ends up making very confusing headlines.

| by Ehlert, Lois

Morning comes with the crow of the chickens and the animals must be tended. Everyone in town packs up and heads off to market day. They pass many animals in the fields as they go to the town square in trucks, on motorcycles, and in carts to buy and sell at the market.

| by Ryder, Joanne

Do you ever think about what things you have in common with everyone else on Earth?One thing is that we share our world with every living thing. Can you find the snake in the grass?The crabs on the pier?We share our world and we should take care of it.

| 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 Duvoisin, Roger

The book tells the alphabet by going over the animals on the ark in alphabetical order.

| by Kimmel, Eric A.

Bridgett has many unusual animals as pets. Each day she tries to take a different animal to the library with her. Each animal creates a mess in one way or another.

| 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 Johnston, Tony

Desert activities are not done when the sun goes down. The bats come out of their cave at night to hunt and move from their daily slumber. The coyote howls alone as the moon shines above. The insects search for sweet fruit. The desert holds many secrets for those who listen to the song.

| by Parker, Vic

Where's all that music coming from?It's bear doing his bearobics!Everyone wants to get in on the action, so kangaroos start hopping, penguins start sliding, and ants start marching. Soon everyone is doing that cool bearobics thing.

| 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 Vaughan, Marcia

Much to her mother's dismay, Dixie Lee brings home an alligator, a snake, and an owl to be pets and to protect her family from spooky creatures. The creatures prove themselves by scaring away all the spooky creatures, and Dixie Lee is allowed to keep her pets.

| 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 Rylant, Cynthia

Nat is terrified to go into the house of Miss Maggie because he has heard that there is a snake inside her house. But he is so curious that he begins peeking through the windows. Even though Nat does not find a snake, he does find a good friend.

| by Kay, Verla

In a rhyming story a farmer joins a group of miners to look for gold. They travel through praries, deserts, and mountains panning for gold but never find much. The farmer, after finding no gold, leaves the miners to go back home to his farm and family.

| by Brooke, L. Leslie

Johnny crow has a bunch of animals that gather in his garden. They have many rhyming adventures.
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