Browse Abstracts (158 total)

| by Dunbar, Joyce

Dora the duck, announces to Pogson the pig, Humphrey the horse, and Gideon the goat that tomorrow is Eggday!There will be a big competition to see who has the best egg. Pogson, Humphrey, and Gideon are so excited about Eggday, but they don't know how to lay their own eggs. Can a pig lay an egg?Can a horse?Or a goat?The animals learn a lesson from Hetty Hen, and Dora has a fun surprise!

| by Jolley, Mike

Grnter is a pig with an attitude. He thinks he rules the little green farm. All of the other animals are sick of it!On his birthday, Grunter thinks everyone forgot him but they have decided to get their revenge. Before Grunter knows what's going on, he's blasted into outer space. Where will he end up now?

| 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 Ayliffe, Alex

Join animals of many shapes and sizes doing the activities they do best. Watch snakes slither, bats swoop, monkeys swing, penguins waddle, and other animals on the move.

| by Slobodkina, Esphyr

The farmer feeds Spotty the horse his morning corn feed. Then, a goat finishes the feast in the trough, the hens finish the feast on the floor, the mouse eats almost all of the crumbs, and the ant gets final piece of grain. Each feast was very important to the animal that ate it!

| by Lobel, Arnold

In these twenty different tales, a little line of advice is shared.

| by Peet, Bill

Dudley the rooster is the only one to wake up to the sun each day. When goose chases him into the forest, the sun doesn't rise the next day. Hector the horse rescues him, and the day goes on.

| by Allen, Jeffrey

Mary Alice is a switchboard operator on whom everyone depends. She completes her job perfectly until one day, when Karen squirrel plays dangerous games with her.

| by Hill, Eric

Curious Spot goes on a journey and meets some interesting animals that live above and below the earth. In the end, he finds his golden treat and ventures on back home. Along the way, you can lift a flap to find his friends.

| by Aylesworth, Jim

A farm is the setting for this counting rhyme. The rhyme takes us through summer then through winter.

| by Aruego, Jose

Juan lives in a jungle. One day while Juan is napping, his carabao wanders into the jungle. In the jungle, Juan comes across many Asuangs.

| by Fox, Mem

Hattie the hen sees a fox approaching her and the other animals. The fox attacks, and the cow scares the fox away with a loud moo. Then, the animals are silent for a long time.

| by Lillie, Patricia

All of the animals must sound at once before the farmer will get out of bed.

| by Stevens, Janet//Crummel, Susan Stevens

Inspired by his hunger, Rooster decides to become a cook. Aided by his friends Turtle, Iguana, and Pig, the four chefs follow a recipe. Cooking terms like sifting, measuring, and beating are learned through their silly misunderstandings as they make the best strawberry shortcake ever.

| by Numeroff, Laura

The three chicken sisters find happiness as they cook, sing, and knit, although they don't do any of these things very well. This bothers their neighbors until a wolf moves in next door. The neighbors are all frightened by the wolf, but the sisters' cooking, singing, and knitting make him move out of town.

| by Root, Phyllis

Mrs. Potter loves to keep everything clean but her baby Ermajean always gets dirty. One day while Mrs. Potter is cleaning in the yard, Ermajean crawls over to a big mud puddle in a pig pen andhas a wonderful time getting messy. In the meantime, a pig finds its way into Ermajean's buggy and when Mrs. Potter comes back, she thinks her daughter has actually turned into a pig.

| by Wormell, Christopher

One little lost chick explores the farm looking for his mother. He asks for help from the two big horses and other animals along the way. He is finally reunited with his brothers and sisters and one mother hen.

| by Gackenbach, Dick

An Easter play is presented in which there are no parts for rabbits. Through perserverance, a rabbit earns a role in the play.

| by Fleischman, Sid

Farmer McBroom is a successful farmer who has an evil neighbor, Heck Jones, who has tried to steal his farm several times. McBroom is tricked into betting his farm against his neighbor's farm in a race. McBroom overcomes the trickery to win the race and keep his farm.
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