Browse Abstracts (158 total)

| by Kitchen, Bert

Each rhyme tells of a different thing each animal or insect does on a farm.

| by Pizer, Abigail

All of the animals in the farm partake in their perfect day by making their sounds of happiness. For example, a cow goes moo-moo.

| 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 Lindman, Maj

Flicka, Ricka, and Dicka offer to care for their Aunt's hens while she is away. One of the hens disappear and the girls find her and a great surprise!

| by Martin, Jacqueline Briggs

Old Washburn is an old man who always looks on the bright side of life and is a terrific whittler. He uses this talent to make instruments. His music draws the attention of runaway animals.

| by Sundin-Wickman

Andreas, Matt and Ruff are great friends who do everything together. When Ruff runs off, Matt and Andreas use clever thinking and courage to find their dog.

| 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 Lionni, Leo

Three frogs live together by a pond. One of them finds an egg. When the egg hatches, the three frogs believe that the animal is a chicken.

| by Minarik, Else Holmelund

Little Bear draws grandma a picture and sends it with Hen. Grandma is pleased with the picture and sends Little Bear a kiss in return through Hen, who passes it on to a friend. Eventually, the kiss reaches two skunks who decide to get married.

| by Heine, Helen

Three barnyard friends set out for a change of scenery. Through their adventures, they decide that they would all be better off at home.

| by Schnur, Steven

Each page brings a purple word and colorful picture of springtime. When read vertically, the first letters of the word form an alphabetic acrostic, from kites to eggs, hopscotch to parade, springtime is worth enjoying.

| by Bannatyne-Cugnet, Jo

Take a trip through the various activities that occur within a year. Start with hockey games, planting potatoes, fairs, and harvesting wheat. When fall approaches you will experience Halloween. To end the year is the celebration of Christmas.

| by Cross, Verda

Great Grandma tells her grandchildren of threshing day. It is a day in late June when the wheat is harvested. The men harvest the wheat while the women cook a hearty meal. This was always an exciting day for grandma and her brother. Threshing day was a day she will never forget.

| by Macaulay, David

A chicken crosses a road. This starts a whole series of events which eventually come back to the beginning to explain why the chicken crossed the road.

| by Barber, Antonia

Gemma is a very caring young child. She saves one of the hen's babies from dying. This child, with the help of her mother, understands that she can't keep it but must put it back into the hen's nest.

| by Conrad, Pam

Rooster believes that he has the gift to make the sun rise. One morning, he oversleeps and the sun rises without him.

| by Reynolds, Aaron

A very creative bunch of farm animals at the Nuthatch Farm decide they are tired of their regular feed, and that they want something different. They begin to create sumptuous Mexican dishes with spices that they get from the farmer's garden. After planning a fiesta, the animals discover that all of the foods from the garden have been harvested and they cancel the fiesta and begin to eat their old, dull food once again. Until, the next day, when the rooster makes crepes and white grapes with sauce.

| by Cronin, Doreen

While the farmer is sleeping, the animals on the farm decide it is time to set the fish free from the farmer's fish tank. Follow this counting rhyme as the farm animals take you on a journey from 1 to 10. They plan to release the fish on their own special fishing trip.
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