Browse Abstracts (111 total)

| by Stevenson, James

Emma is a kind-hearted witch, who makes valentines for the animals in the forest. Two mean witches play tricks on Emma but she gets sweet revenge and a surprise.

| by Titus, Eve

Anotale, a mouse, has to be a hero and save the children of his village from a musician. The musician steals the children so he can use them in his symphony. The mice end up escaping because they trick one of the musicians.

| by Jeschke, Susan

Sidney the rooster fools foxes into believing that he is a fox too. He is delighted at his keen abilities.

| by Marshall, James

Winnie the chicken seeks an adventure and jumps into a hot air balloon with a fox. Little does she know that the fox plans to eat her, but her friend, Harriet, saves her before it is too late.

| by Ross, Tony

A wolf goes to a hen's house to eat her up. She tells him she will make him some Stone Soup first. While she makes the soup and he waits, she has him do her chores. Finally, he realizes that she tricks him and he leaves.

| by Helldorfer, M.C.

An orphan boy befriends Skinny Bones, the dog of a hot-tempered old lady named Granny Trick. Together the boy and the dog must not only out smart Granny, but even the devil himself!

| by Pyle, Howard

Bearskin, an infant son of a miller, is sent down the river by the king only to be found by a she-bear who raises him. As Bearskin gets older he goes out into the world to be with other people. He learns about a three-headed dragon who takes the princess. If anyone can kill the dragon, then they get to marry the princess. Will Bearskin be able to kill the dragon and win her heart?

| by Fleischman, Sid

A young king is bored so he decides to dress as a wizard and perform magic tricks for his village. A neighboring kingdom hears of this wizard and kidnaps him. The wizard has to outsmart the neighboring king to escape and get some treasure for himself.

| by Fleming, Candace

Agnes Peregrine has always loved birds and has recently found out that she has a true talent for bird calling. She goes to the Himalayan Mountains with her mother in search of the rarest bird of all. Little does she know that an evil colonel has followed them and wants this rare bird for his own collection!

| by Geisert, Arthur

Baby pigs sneak away and get into mischief while their mother sleeps. Eventually they are rescued from their troubles.

| by Wormell, Christopher

Character building lessons are presented in a condensed version of Aesop's Fables. Bright illustrations and simple explanations of these famed lessons present self development messages that range from Be prepared to Be careful what you wish for.
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