Browse Abstracts (152 total)

| by Waddell, Martin

Farmer Duck cooks, cleans, tends the fields and cares for the other animals because the farmer is too lazy. Farmer Duck grows tired so the animals come up with a plan.

| by Polette, Keith

When one duck decides he wants to see what winter is like, he realizes the hard way that it takes a lot of work to be a snow duck. Luckily, he has time and flies south for the winter.

| by Mathers, Petra

Herbie the duck and Lottie the chicken have been friends for a long time. One day Herbie goes to visit Lottie and finds Lottie spending time with a new friend, Dodo. Herbie becomes very jealous of Lottie's new friendship and he thinks that she doesn't care about him anymore. When Lottie has to leave to visit her sick aunt, Herbie becomes very lonely without Lottie's company. He decides to go over to visit Dodo and finds her stuck on her roof because she is afraid of heights. Herbie rescues her and Dodo tells Herbie how much Lottie cares about him. When Herbie finds out that Lottie is coming…

| by Quackenbush, Robert

More and more animals, birds, and, finally, a car and wife keep adding on to the traditional song of Old MacDonald.

| by Scamell, Ragnihild

Solo is a cat who is very bad and enjoys eating gooey eggs. One day, an egg breaks open next to him and the duckling thinks he is his mother. This relationship brings a change in Solo's attitude.

| by Goble, Paul

An arrogant Indian loses his horse. While he is looking for his horse, he goes duck hunting and fools the ducks long enough to kill them. Because he does not like noises, he tries to stop two trees from creaking. While he does this, he becomes stuck and a wolf eats the Indian's ducks.

| by Kitchen, Bert

Each rhyme tells of a different thing each animal or insect does on a farm.

| by Sheppard, Jeff

Colorful illustrations demonstrate how some animals like water and others do not. With clever repetition of animal sounds, the book shows how animals react after falling into a lake.

| by Pizer, Abigail

All of the animals in the farm partake in their perfect day by making their sounds of happiness. For example, a cow goes moo-moo.

| by Reiser, Lynn

A child can't wait to go fishing on Rocky Pond so she can see animals and have picnics. It's a day full of adventure and fun.

| by Ets, Marie Hall

A curious boy finds an animal talent contest in the middle of the forest. Since none of the animals could laugh, the little boy wins the contest.

| by Marino, Dorothy

On his way camping, Buzzy meets three different creatures and learns how they do certain things. This helps him find his way home.

| by Harrison, Ted

A Northern Alphabet provides many examples of people, places, animals and objects under each letter. It also displays an accurate representation of northern life throughout the year.

| by Gundersheimer, Karen

A tiny person plays with different objects as she learns about colors.

| by Hest, Amy

Baby duck dislikes her new eyeglasses. She believes they look bad and hinder her ability to play. Her grandpa convinces her that her glasses are not so terrible after all.

| by Martin, Bill Jr.

The question, What do you see?, is asked to eight different animals, a mother and some children. What they see is what is coming up on the next page.

| by Cousins, Lucy

What can rabbit hear?

| by Sundin-Wickman

Andreas, Matt and Ruff are great friends who do everything together. When Ruff runs off, Matt and Andreas use clever thinking and courage to find their dog.

| by Hutchins, Pat

A rabbit is going to have a surprise party. He tells the owl that he is going to have a surprise party and the owl misunderstood what the rabbit said. The owl passes the misunderstood message on to others and everyone becomes confused.

| by Lester, Alison

During their day, Alice and Aldo work their way through the alphabet. They do all kinds of fun things like quacking with the ducks, making milkshakes, and swinging over the flowers. By the end of the day Alice and Aldo are ready for bed.
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