Browse Abstracts (212 total)

| by Stanley, Diane

The town sheriff adopts eight orphans to save them from the mean Ms. Stump, but there are a few problems. Pa is not too good at cooking and his cleaning is quite shabby. The orphans one wish is for him to get married. One of the orphans, Sweetness, believes a letter that arrived in the mail is the answer.

| by Matura, Mustapha

Cayal loves jumping. He jumps everywhere. One day, he jumps to the moon where he meets a moon man and has tea with him. When he is tired, he jumps home.

| by Henkes, Kevin

A young mouse named Wemberky worries about everything. Now she faces her biggest worry, the first day of school. Find out what Wemberly will do with so many worries to worry about!

| by Hoberman, Mary Ann

Travel beyond the waterspout -- out into the garden, pond, brook, shoe store, and even the park with this determined spring-loving spider. Sing the all-time classic tune or just read with rhythm!This book will catch you in its colorful web and keep you on your toes as you advance beyond the traditional limits.

| by Schwartz, Amy

Have you ever wondered what goes on in the mind of a newborn baby?Listen to the thoughts of this baby as he talks about all the different places he likes to go. Where does he like to sleep?

| by Cazet, Denys

It is Alex's bedtime, but he is not tired. Alex's father tells Alex a bedtime story about a little boy's adventure to the jungle. By the end of the story, Alex is asleep in his bed.

| by Ziefert, Harriet

Harry shows the steps for taking a bath.

| by Miller, Margaret

Six children share pictures of themselves when they were babies. They describe the things that they used to do for fun and compare it to all of the things they can do now - all by themselves.

| by Cronin, Doreen

There are many ways to wiggle during the day. Join this dog as he wiggles from morning until night through the pages of lively rhyming text. From flipping pancakes to exploring the moon, your imagination will take you to even more ways to get your wiggles out.

| by Krauss, Ruth

As a young boy drifts off to sleep with his teddy bear, out of jealousy, his dog jumps up, takes it and runs away. The boy follows the dog through a series of beary full scenes involving bears with simple rhyming text. At last the dog retrieved the bear. The boy, the bear, and the dog happily retreat to bed. Was it a dream or was it reality? Decide for yourself.

| by Byars, Betsy

Anthony is a wild and creative little brother who, in the course of four different stories, tests the patience of his older brother.

| by Browne, Anthony

Willy the ape dreams. Willy dreams the same things you or I might dream and his dreams show a very colorful imagination.
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