Browse Abstracts (145 total)

| by Seeger, Pete

A little boy and his father are banished from town. The little boy is banished because he plays his ukelele all the time and his father is banished because of his magic and his storytelling about the monster Abiyoyo. When the monster comes to terrorize the town, the boy puts it to sleep with his ukelele music and then his father makes the giant disappear with his magic. They are welcomed back into the town.

| by Grant, Joan Marshall

A hippopotamus falls in love with an Egyptian princess. He finds a magician who turns him into a statue. The princess discovers the statue and there is a surprise ending.

| by Jeschke, Susan

Perfect the piglet is granted three wishes. He gets wings and that brings him into Olive's life where he is happy. But his wings get him in trouble when he flies into the trap of a mean man.

| by Gilmore, Maeve//Welfare, Kenneth

A doll and his friends have adventures in the house. When the owner is away, they explore the magic room so that the poet will make them each a special rhyme.

| by Balian, Lorna

Peggy receives a plastic gold ring that comes with a genie. The genie grants Peggy her wish: everything she touches will turn into sweets! Peggy develops a tummy-ache and wants the spell to be over. The genie's mother helps to undo the "sweet touch" spell.
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