Browse Abstracts (220 total)

| by Shumaker, Ward

Join pigs, cats, dogs, ducks, and many other animals as they dance the night away. The animals demonstrate many different dances from flopping and dropping to swirling and twirling to the music.

| by Geisert, Arthur

Seven pigs are trying to build the perfect tree house. Throughout the book, the reader must find seven pigs, 5 forms of a letter, the letter before it, and the letter after it.

| by Geisert, Arthur

Throughout the book, you try to find 10 pigs and the numbers 0-9 in the pictures. A group of pigs are trying to find a place that their mother told them about.

| by Phillips, Mildred

A cow wonders why she says moo but all the other farm animals make different noises. She soon learns that each animal has its own identity and makes its own sounds, making them all unique.

| 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 Rylant, Cynthia

Poppleton the pig is welcoming the fall. He celebrates the new season with some friendly geese. His friend, Cherry Sue, helps him find a great new coat to stay warm. Pancakes with the Lions turns out to be a sticky situation for Poppleton. Fall has begun and Poppleton is getting ready!

| by Van Leeuwen, Jean

Through four short stories, Oliver pig takes us along on his exciting first day of school and how he makes friends.

| by Rounds, Glen

The three little pigs leave home to seek their fortunes. Along the way, the big bad wolf tries to eat them. They rely on each other when their homes are destroyed and they are almost eaten by the wolf.

| by Munsch, Robert

A little girl opens the gate to feed the pigs. All the pigs go running out and she must retrieve them.

| by Levine, Abby

Rhymed text illustrates the activities of a little pig's day. He looks at what his parents do and then immitates what they do.

| by Bloom, Becky

A wolf is determined to learn to read so he can gain acceptance by a group of educated farm animals. The wolf goes to school to learn to read and refines his skills through practice and using the library. The wolf becomes so talented his skilss impres the farm animals who then welcome his company.

| by Stolz, Mary

Emmett is very fond of pigs and dreams of having one of his own. Unfortunately, he lives in the city.

| by McGuirk, Leslie

After Tucker and his brothers are born, they do everything together. The puppies eat, sleep, play, and watch T.V., but Tucker likes adventures. He especially loves the snow, and his ability to flip comes in handy when he goes for a ride on some children's sled.

| by Cazet, Denys

Gregory has quite an imagination which he uses while drawing pictures. In class, they are to draw a still life of a flower vase. Gregory gets carried away, and his vase becomes a spaceship. Gregory thinks he will get in trouble for his drawing, but the teacher loves it and puts it up in the classroom.

| by Leslie, Amanda

Can you guess what animals are hiding behind each clue?All kinds of creatures are hiding, from dogs and pigs to a little boy. Figure out the clue then turn the flap to find the answer.

| by Ziefert, Harriet

In an effort to find the perfect pet which he believes he should be able to ride, a countryman exchanges his dog for a mare. However he soon finds that the mare is not what he expected which begins a long series of unsuccessful pet exchanges, including a goat, a sheep, a cow, and a rooster among others. In the end, however, the countryman makes a successful exchange, in which he acquires his dog who is always by his side.

| by Aylesworth, Jim

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

| by Steig, William

Zeke is a young pig who has a natural talent for playing the harmonica. He discovers that it is magic and leaves home. After some thinking he goes back and finds that things are not as bad as he thought.

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| 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 Ets, Marie Hall

Mister Penny takes all of his farm animals to the fair to win a prize. He enters all them but his old horse Limpy. All the animals make trouble at the fair because of their curiosity, and Limpy ends up winning the horse races. Mister Penny wins a prize after all.
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