Browse Abstracts (114 total)

| by Potter, Beatrix

When Tommy Brock kidnaps baby rabbits and plans on eating them for breakfast, Benjamin Bunny and Peter Rabbit must come up with a plan to rescue the babies. To their luck, Mr. Todd and Tommy Brock get into a fight and forget the breakfast.

| by Bodnar, Judit Z.

A fox catches fish for his dinner. WHen his friend, the bear, finds out he wants to know where the fox got all his fish. The bear takes his friend's advice and spends all night trying to catch fish. At dawn, he does not think he has caught any, but then he realizes he has caught a lot of fish on the way home.

| by Steig, William

A hungry fox ruins Pearl the Pig's beautiful day. A talking magic bone saves the day.

| by Wolff, Ashley

Let's view a monthly listing of animals around a farm.

| by Kellogg, Steven

An exaggeration by Chicken Little that the sky is falling leads to the capture of her and her feathered friends by Foxy Loxy. Foxy Loxy's smugness causes him to be captured as well.

| by Narahashi, Keiko

An adult and child play an imaginative question and answer game. The questions are real situations that Josie experiences, but Josie becomes wild animals when she uses her imagination to answer the questions.

| by Rice, Eve

Follow the Fox, the Lion, and other animals through the various lessons of life. Aesop's Fables teach many lessons about being clever and playing the fool.

| by Egielski, Richard

A woman makes a gingerbread boy who escapes into the city. He crosses the paths of many people, all of whom want to eat him. The gingerbread boy is too fast to be caught until he encounters a smart fox.

| by Conover, Chris

Mother Goose leaves her seven goslings with Mr. Mouse while she goes to town. Although the goslings have been warned not to let anyone in, the sly fox tricks them into opening the door and catches all but one. Mother Goose rescues her goslings by playing a trick on the fox.

| by Marshall, James

It's Halloween and Fox and his friends are looking forward to it, until Fox's little sister wants to come along. They scare her away, but she plays a trick on them. This makes them wish they had been nicer to her.

| by Strete, Craig

A little chameleon is very smart. He uses his wisdom to hide from all the different animals that try to capture and eat him. By changing colors quickly he is able to outsmart the animals.

| by Steig, William

Roland, a singing pig, travels far away to play for the king. Little does he know that a sly fox wants to eat him.

| by Skofield, James

A little boy takes a walk while it is raining and finds that everything in nature responds to the rain. When the rain goes away and the sun dries everything, nature is even more beautiful.

| by Schnur, Steven

The autumn season is described using the alphabet. From apple cider to weather, each letter of the alphabet describes what happens from September to December.

| by Lester, Julius

A boy named Sam picks out bright clothes for his first day of school. On his way to school he runs into some tigers who want to eat him but he trades his bright clothes for his life. His bright clothes cause such a ruckus among the tigers that they fight each other and Sam gets his clothes back.

| by Kvasnosky, Laura McGee

Two sisters, Zelda and Ivy, can't wait for Christmas morning. Zelda hopes to get a lovely velvet evening gown while Ivy wishes for a princess Mimi doll with all the ballet accessories. The two sisters make a beautiful bracelet for their lovely elderly neighbor. The neighbor receives her christmas wish, but will Zelda and Ivy get their Christmas wish too?

| by Hutchins, Pat

Rosie the Hen walks all around the farmyard, now knowing that she is followed by a fox. Luckily, the fox never manages to catch her.

| by Inkpen, Mick

A little stuffed animal is left behind when a family moves to a bigger house. During the toy's journey to finding his owner, he encounters the family cat who takes him to his new home.

| by Waber, Bernard

Bearsie bear is all snuggly in his bed when Moosie moose arrives. This is when all the chaos starts. After Moosie moose arrives, Goosie goose, Foxie fox, Cowsie cow, and finally Porkie porcupine stop by for a visit. Everyone jumps out when Porkie porcupine gets into bed. In the end, they all sleep peacefully during the surprise sleepover party.

| by Dunphy, Madeleine

The animals of the fascinating world of the arctic show their land. Nature and the environment are the themes.
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