Browse Abstracts (152 total)

| by Williams, Sue

A young child goes out for a walk. By the end of the story he is being followed by a cat, a horse, a cow, a duck, a pig, and a dog.

| by Paterson, Diane

A duck is captured and taken by a cruel lord, but one of the servants saves the duck. The servant falls in love with another servant who protect her from the lord, and they get married.

| by Baker, Keith

Seven fun ducks find many creative ways to count to seven as they play.

| by Ehrlich, H.M.

Different animals are under the care of an old-fashioned country doctor named Dr. Duck. A crow has a broken toe, a baby mouse has a fever, and a beaver has a cough. Everyone comes to help Dr. Duck when he gets sick.

| by Gauch, Particia Lee

Tanya's ballet class is getting ready for their recital. Tanya is not sure why she was chosen to play the lead, after all she is only Tanya. During practices, Tanya has a hard time dancing like the ugly duckling. After the dress rehearsal, it is time for Tanya to find her character.

| by Flack, Marjorie

Angus is a curious dog who wonders what the sound is on the other side of the hedge. He discovers ducks and scares them away. The ducks finally turn on Angus and scare him.

| by Schlein, Miriam

Steven tries to discover what Mr. Pelgrew does for a living. He has a fascination with guessing his neighbor's occupation. Mr. Pelgrew is a police officer.

| by Ernst, Lisa Campbell

Four boys and five girls come in two cars to the park to play and have a picnic lunch. They bring along six balls, seven boats, and eight baskets.

| by Hest, Amy

In order to get to Grandpa's house for the traditional pancake breakfast, Baby duck has to walk in the rain. Baby duck doesn't like the rain but his grandpa shows him a way to enjoy it.

| by MacDonald, Elizabeth

As Mr. Cameron tries to deliver corn to Mr. MacGregor, a herd of cattle gets in his way. In front of the cattle was a group of boys on their bicycles and in front of them was a bus. Mr. MacGregor has to wait a long time for his corn.

| by Whippo, Walt

A little white duck and his friends, little green frog, little black bug, and little red snake enjoy spending their time playing and swimming in the water.

| by Sawyer, Ruth

A family lives happily on a farm, but each must do an equal share of work. When food gets scarce, Johnny must leave. A round cake is packed with Johnny's things. When the cake falls out and rolls, it takes animals back to the farm.

| by Peters, Lisa

When a little duck comes back to soon for spring, he finds himself in the dead of winter. So the little duck imagines what it would be like if it were spring. To his surprise when he wakes the ice is melting and other ducks are around him.

| by Stevenson, James

Howard the duck misses his annual migration and spends the winter in New York City making friends.

| by Peliowski, Michael J.

Puddles the duck loves to splash in water. When the land becomes dry, he goes on a quest to find water. Puddles gets into trouble for using other people's water. Finally it rains and he is happy again.

| by Joyce, William

A frog becomes jealous of the egg laid by a close friend. He gradually learns to love the egg after saving it from a little boy.

| by Paterson, Katherine

A duck is captured and taken by a cruel lord, but one of the servants saves the duck. The servant falls in love with another servant who protects her from the lord, and they get married.

| by Showalter, Jean

Jimmy's duck goes on an adventure through town and the wilderness. Jimmy follows the duck as best he can until the duck flies away. Jimmy returns home to find his duck waiting there.

| by Gerstein, Mordicai

A boy is taken from his home and dropped into a duck nest. He grows up thinking he is a duck. He eventually must struggle to regain his true identity.

| by Raffi

Five little ducks journey through life in this song. They go off on their own, and then come back with their own families.
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