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Berson, Harold
A mouse lives in fear of the cat. It is not until he sees a picture of a moose that he thinks that when he grows up he will be bigger than the cat. As it happens, the mouse's mother tells him that a mouse is not a moose.

Collington, Peter
Tibs, the cat, is tired of waiting for his family to feed him every morning, so he decides to start doing it himself!This encourages Tibs to embark on different adventures around town. Everyone thinks that Tibs is such a clever cat, but a turn of events makes Tibs wonder...is he really that clever?

Greenaway, Kate
This alphabet book discusses several actions that are done with an apple pie (e.g., I jumped for it).

Felder, Eleanor
The letter X is very versatile and is seen in several situations as well as in the alphabet. This book sights examples of different places in every day life where X is seen and used.

Seuss, Dr.
The Cat in the Hat returns to visit Salley and her brother's house while their mother is gone. The children shovel the sidewalk, causing mischief and a big mess. Then, the Cat in the Hat brings out his helpers, Cats A-Z, to help clean up.

Peterson, Ester Allen
Frederick always told everyone that he had wild animals in his closet, under his bed and in his room. One day, he finds an egg and puts it in a box under his bed and an alligator hatches out of it. He shows everyone who did not believe him and then he sets the alligator free.

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.

Sadler, Marilyn
Elizabeth and Larry are best friends, until Larry is scorned by Elizabeth's neighbors for being an alligator.

Cuyler, Margery
Jessica always worries and in first grade her biggest worry is the class bully, Brenda. Brenda picks on Jessica about her homework, her clothes and sports, but it was the worst at lunch. Jessica feels lonely and hurt, and can't seem to stand up for herself. Finally Jessica has had enough and she takes a stand for herself!

Ghazi, Abidullah
A grandfather spends time with his grandchildren because of his love for them. They end up planting an apple orchard so that the grandchildren can eat the fruit.

Rylant, Cynthia
Nat is terrified to go into the house of Miss Maggie because he has heard that there is a snake inside her house. But he is so curious that he begins peeking through the windows. Even though Nat does not find a snake, he does find a good friend.

Paterson, Katherine
An obnoxious prince is very greedy. His father, the King, is dying and says that the son could not become King unless he found an equal in intelligence, beauty, and wealth. Rosamund was a poor girl who was kind and wise. Surprisingly, she changes the ways of the prince and becomes Queen.

Alexander, Sally
Maggie dreams of catching a whopper sized fish to compete with her older brother. With the help of her aging uncle, Maggie catches her fish and confronts an old bear in the mountains.

Bottner, Barbara
Ralph is tired of being picked on by Maxine, who calls him names. He fantasizes about a showdown with Maxine in which he stands up to her. In the end, he tells Maxine not to mess with him. Finally they reach a mutual understanding and go off to play.

Ormsby, Virginia
Julio has just moved to the United States and does not speak English. At school he always causes trouble. When the school realizes his parents did not come to the United States with him, they have a fundraiser so that he can call home.

Seuss, Dr.
One group of sneetches believe they are better than the others. As each changes to become like the other, they realize the unimportance of it. Other stories include The Zax, Too Many Daves, and What Was I Scared Of? Which story teaches you how to get along with others?

James, J. Alison
This true story tells the tale of a Japanese village defeating their enemy samurai. The villagers use their minds instead of weapons to scare the samurai. Wearing wild masks, setting fires on the beach, and playing the drums of Noto Hanto, kept the village safe.

Pinkney, Brian
Jo Jo is worried about her flying sidekick test in Tae Kwon Do. Her grandfather and mother give her advice but she is still worried. When the test begins, she freezes. But then she realizes just what to do.

McKissack, Patricia C.
Hugh Thomas lives in a place where weird things happen and people spin tales. Elder Abbajon and Papa-Daddy tell Hugh Thomas a tale about Bayou Clapateaux. On the way home from fishing, Hugh Thomas makes up his own spin tale.

Medearis, Angela Shelf
An African American family watches a Seminole Indian celebration. After watching and learning of this culture and its customs, the family joins in the dancing.

Miles, Miska
Henry feels sad about the void left in his life after his dog, Old Tuck, passes away. When a stranger on a white horse with a brown dog comes into town, Henry wishes that he could have a new dog. The stranger allows Henry to have his brown dog, if he can find him, for the stranger has set the dog free. Henry searches desperately for the dog and finally finds it, naming it Young Tuck.

Barrett, Joyce Durham
Willie's friend, Jo-Jo, told him that hugging was silly. Willie enjoyed and missed being hugged, so every night he would sneak a hug from a bath towel. He realized that he needed someone to hug, so he decided to start hugging his family again.

Steen, Patti
No one will hug Elliot Dravitz, because he is a porcupine. He wants a hug more than anything and he tries really hard to get one. Finally he finds another porcupine who will hug him and he is happy.

Wahl, Jan
Humphrey sails with his stuffed bear on some very scary adventures. He eventually finds his lost security and gets reassurance from his parents.

Chall, Marsha Wilson
A little girl spends the summer up north at a cabin with her grandparents and family. Her summer is filled with exploration and activities that she cherishes during the winter months until she can return again.

Meddaugh, Susan
What would happen to you if you skipped school?Would you have a good story to tell your parents and would they believe you?This little pig's story has lots of adventure.

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!

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Van Leeuwen, Jean
A collection of four short stories tell the adventurous tales of a young pig and her family. Often having a moral or value, the pigs usually resolve their problems well.

Cox, David
Abigail is a little girl who bosses everyone around. On her stagecoach ride to Narrabri, a robber tries to steal all of the passengers' valuables. However, when he encounters Abigail, she yells at him and calls him Bossyboots. He listens to her and gives up all the loot.

Boegehold, Betty
Come along on the adventures of Pippa Mouse!Pippa and her friends have loads of fun as they teach Pippa to swim, play games, find a pet for Pippa, play in the snow, and even help her celebrate her birthday. Don't miss the fun!