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Mahy, Margaret
The Belsakis were an ordinary family until the son receives a pet dragon. It grows too big which fores them to leave. It takes the family to the isles of magic which is full of wonderful things. The family returns without the dragon to live an ordinary life again.

Joyce, William
A little girl and her brother take a trip to visit Santa in Toyland due to invite by Santa himself. As a result of the little girl's kidnapping, the brother and sister's relationship strengthens and the girl's Christmas wish comes true.

Lent, Blair
Charley loves molasses!One day the tank of molasses explodes and covers all the streets of Boston. His family stocks up on molasses and eats it all the time. Charley finally becomes sick of eating molasses.

Handford, Martin
Waldo and his wizard friend journey through a fantasy. It is filled with goblins, giants, monks, dwarfs, mermaids, knights, and hunters. In the end, Waldo will see the truth about himself.

Hines, Anna Grossnickle
While Jackie's sister is at school, Jackie is lonely because she must play by herself. When it is lunchtime, Jackie gets out her lunchbox and eats with her mom. Then Jackie takes a nap until her sister comes home. When her sister gets home, she has a surprise for Jackie.

Wolff, Ferida
An adventurous travel through Halloween night which uses thirteen holiday objects such as crows, witches, and bats describe the scary evening.

Brunhoff, Jean de
Zephir the monkey goes home to visit his family. While he is there, someone kidnaps princess Isabelle and Zephir goes to find her.

Heine, Helme
Three friends go off on many adventures together. They stick together and look out for each other, especially when disaster strikes.

Kroll, Steven
A group of children relate their adventures with a tyrannosaurus. The created story is passed on to others in the group to continue.

Gunthorp, Karen
Davy the mouse is curious to see what lies beyond his area of the forest. One day he leaves and what an adventure he has when he goes to the city and thinks he is in a forest of boxes.

Brown, Ruth
It is puppy's first vacation and everything is new and full of adventure. Puppy meets some challenges and makes unexpected friends.

Chalmers, Mary
Harry is a little cat who has been misbehaving all day and getting himself into trouble. He gets stuck on top of a house and the fire department gets him down. His mother tells him to throw them a kiss, but he will not. Finally when he leaves, he blows a kiss.

Clark, Emma Chichester
Miss Milberry lives happily at the base of the blue mountains with her beautiful garden and her animals, but she is curious about what it is like on the other side of the mountains. Miss Milberry takes a long trip trying to get to the other side, but she ends up at a place that looks very familiar.

Brunhoff, Jean de
Babar is an elephant who has a wonderful adventure. After his mother died tragically from a hunter, Babar goes into the city, where he lives with a little old lady. Upon returning to the forest, Babar is elected king and is married to Celeste, another young elephant. The two set off for their honeymoon.

Kay, Verla
In a rhyming story a farmer joins a group of miners to look for gold. They travel through praries, deserts, and mountains panning for gold but never find much. The farmer, after finding no gold, leaves the miners to go back home to his farm and family.

Buehner, Carolyn
Fanny Agnes is a young farm girl who dreams of marrying a prince. When her fairy godmother does not arrive the day of the ball, Fanny decides to marry Hebert, a local farmer. As Fanny gets older, she realizes that Herbert really is her prince.

Cooney, Barbara
Miss Rumphius was once a little girl who wanted to travel, see far away places, and eventually return home to live by the sea. She fulfills her life's goals of traveling and living by the sea. As an older woman, she seeks a way to complete her legacy.

Bayley, Nicole//Mayne, William
The cat sets out to retrieve her patchwork quilt that has been thrown away.

Nolan, Dennis
Wilbur meets a baby dinosaur and travels back in time to take him home. He has the adventure of a lifetime and experiences more than he has ever dreamed.

Dodds, Dayle Ann
Alexander the monkey discovers a box which introduces him to a world of color. Each new color is an adventure and a discovery for Alexander.

Kleven, Elisa
A little girl draws and cuts out a princess, but the wind blows her away. The princess then meets many new friends and has many new adventures as she tries to find her way back to the little girl.

Dunbar, Joyce
The activities of ten little mice are shown in a clever way to show a simple lesson of subtraction. One by one, the mice go back to their cozy nest.

McMillan, Bruce
Someone leaves the mouse house open!The class pet is wandering around school. Let's follow along on his journey and discover all that there is to see.

Bunting, Eve
The gargoyles come to life at night. They leave their perches to explore the world. The gargoyles scare the watchman because they have no love for humans. Before the day comes, they return to their perches and wait for night.

Yorinks, A.
One day, aliens land in Moe and Shirley's yard. They seem friendly, so Shirley invites them to dinner. Moe becomes distressed and calls the FBI. The entire country becomes unnecessarily threatened by these harmless visitors.

Marx, Trish
A family in Budapest, Hungary enjoys taking family trips to the zoo to see the hippos. When the war hits their city, they save the hippos by collecting all the straw things that they can to feed them.

Van Leeuwen, Jean
Join Amanda and Oliver in four fun-filled adventures after a big snowstorm hits their town. They enjoy playing in the snow, making a snowfort, sledding down snow-covered hills, and building a snowpig.

Lewis, Thomas P.
Adventures aboard the Rainbird, a clipper ship, are given from the perspective of the captain's young son as he journey's from New York around South America to California. On the voyage the captain becomes ill so his wives assume the duties of captain on the ship.

de Mejo, Oscar
Homer sets out from Scotland to find gold in California. He has all sorts of crazy adventures before he is successful. He experiences everything from meeting an outer space Captain to marrying the Captain's daughter.

Anderson, Lonzo
A young boy is on his way to a Halloween party, when he sees two witches and follows them. He ends up at a Halloween party with witches, ogres, and gremlins and has a wonderful time. He returned home that night by way of broomstick, only to wonder if it was a dream or not.

Wahl, Jan
Dracula and his companion go on an adventure to scare Agatha. To their dismay, they are too late and confront a bat. Together they work to save the bat. They learn that pets can be our best friends.

Blegvad, Lenore
A fearless little girl named Anna Banana has a very active imagination. Anna has a friend who is a small boy. Together they experience many exciting adventures. They both confront their fears and overcome them.

Stevenson, James
A grandfather tells his grandchildren an Easter story about what he did to win a girl's heart.

Nygren, Tord
Three brothers who are each special in their own way grow up and must seek their fortunes. They have a lot of adventures. The brother who plays the fiddle seems to come out on top.

Howard, Jane R.
When I am hungry I like to eat. The little boy in this book uses his imagination at mealtime. He wonders what it would be like to eat underwater, to eat in the mud, to dive for his food, and to store food in his cheeks.

Blundell, Tony
A young boy is captured by a seemingly clever wolf while walking in the woods one day. When the wolf threatens to eat the boy, the boy creatively sends the wolf running in circles and ends up stumping him and escaping!

McPhail, David
Stanley leaves his comfortable country home in search of adventure and fortune. He meets characters who manipulate him and others who treat him will.

Bemelmans, Ludwig
Madeline is a spunky young girl with a zest for life. Madeline lives in a boarding house with eleven other girls. One night, Madeline gets sick and must have her appendix out. Everyone misses her so they visit her. The other girls see that she is treated royally and she is envied.

Keats, Ezra Jack
Peter has a fun day in the snow including adventures of making snow angels and climbing snowy mountains.

Bemelmans, Ludwig
Madeline goes to a Gypsy circus and is led astray. The other school girls follow and they get wrapped up in the excitement that they forget about home and school. The girls return home at the end.

Tunnell, Michael
May is determined to visit her grandmother who lives far away. Since her family cannot afford to send her by train, May's dad gets the brilliant idea to mail her. After an adventurous ride in the mail car, May arrives at Grandma's house safe and sound.

Brown, Margaret Wise
A trilogy of stories about a small boy named Willies. The reader follows Willie through his adventures of getting a new pet, having a new suit, and visiting Grandma by himself for the first time.

Barklem, Jill
A young mouse stirs his imagination from a book and embarks on his search for gold in the hills.

Aylesworth, Jim
A mouse's adventures are detailed along with a clock and the time of day.

Benchley, Nathaniel
A little Indian boy, Red Fox, takes out the canoe his father made for him. Something unexpected happens when he is fishing.

Lenski, Lois
Mr.Small maintains a little auto and goes for a drive. His drive starts in the country and continues through a town. After many adventures in his auto. Mr. Small returns to his garage.

du Bois, William Pene
Duke wants to buy Otto, a giant dog. Duke is offered one million dollars for the pup, but he turned it down. Duke and Otto go to Texas where Otto catches three bad guys stealing oil.

Gilman, Phoebe
Grandma, her granddaughter, and a parrot are kidnapped by pirates and taken hostage aboard a ship. The three captives trick the pirates by telling them of hidden treasures. When the pirates get off the ship to search for the treasures, the captives sail away at last.

Bang, Molly
Delphine receives a present from her grandmother, but she must go to the post office (far away) to get it. Delphine encounters many exciting adventures on her way to pick up the present.

Blaustein, Muriel
Selfish Zachary always gets everything HIS way. When his parents begin to notice this, they decide to invite Zachary's cousin, Alfie, along on a camping trip with their family. After a few days of fun and adventure, Zachary discovers that a friend is fun!