Browse Abstracts (114 total)

| by Asch, Frank

A young turtle on the way to a pond comes in contact with many new experiences. His new experiences take him from being a young turtle to a wise old turtle.

| by Radcliffe, Theresa

Shadow, the deer, leaves her fawn to search for food in the forest. She senses danger and returns just in time to save her fawn from a hungry fox.

| by Hurd, Edith Thacher

Joe decides to go hunting for a fox because he wants a pet. He catches one with the help of a lion. When Joe brings the fox home in a box, the fox isn't very happy. Joe returns him to the woods where the lion and the fox help him find an owl who will happily be his pet.

| by Hogrogian, Nonny

One day, a fox is very thirsty and comes upon some milk in a jug. The fox drinks up all of the milk. An angry old woman cuts off his tail. In order to get his tail sewn back on, the fox must complete several missions.

| by Ginsburg, Mirra

Everyone and everything sleeps. Sometimes children must be reminded of this so they can fall back to sleep like the boy in the story.

| by Tompert, Ann

Skunk and raccoon wanted Fox's purple umbrella. They tried to take it from her by theft and trickery, but in the end it was fox who out-tricked the both of them.

| by Stockdale, Susan

If you take a look in nature, colors and patterns are all around us. The tiger uses his stripes to hide in the grass. The patterned spines on a cactus protect it from predators. What makes these plants and creatures beautiful also protect them as well.

| by Potter, Beatrix

Illustrations from Beatrix Potter's stories form the basis for this alphabet story of letters.

| by Kern, Noris

Polo doesn't understand how his mother loves him with all her heart. On his way home to ask, he encounters his friends who share with hom how their mothers love them. The penguin loves with all her wings, the seal loves with all her flippers. When Polo finally reaches home and seees his mother, he realizes what it means to love with all your heart.

| by Winthrop, Elizabeth

Dumpy La Rue is a pig with a passion for dancing. All of the other animals, including his family, keep telling Dumpy that pigs can't dance. But Dumpy doesn't listen and soon all of the animals are dancing with him.

| by Ayliffe, Alex

Join animals of many shapes and sizes doing the activities they do best. Watch snakes slither, bats swoop, monkeys swing, penguins waddle, and other animals on the move.

| by Firmin, Peter

A fox and a mole decide they need to cut down on their electrical costs. So, they invent a windmill to supply energy for many different things. By charging people to come see their inventions, they make enough money to pay their bills.

| by Marshall, Edward

Fox learns important lessons from his friends on how to be a friend. For example, he learns how not to be greedy and how not to be too proud.

| by Seuss, Dr.

A tongue twisting book which is about a fox who tries to play many games, but ends up hanging out with his blue socks.

| by Carrick, Malcolm

Mr. Tod does the hunting for the family. The only problem is that he cannot catch any rabbits. Mr. Tod has many clever ideas for traps. The traps work for Mr. Weasel, but Mr. Tod cannot catch rabbits with them. Mr. Tod and Mrs. Tod decide to switch roles. Mr. Tod is going to take care of the cubs while Mrs. Tod hunt for the rabbits.

| by Guzzo, Sandra E.

Fox tries to earn enough money to buy a Greek fishing hat by helping out all his friends and neighbors. But, his generosity keeps him from earning the money, so his friends pull through for him in the end.

| by Lindgren, Astrid

Reynard is a hungry fox who goes to a farm to steal food. There he meets a tomten who shares his food with Reynard.

| by Lobel, Arnold

In these twenty different tales, a little line of advice is shared.

| by Peet, Bill

Dudley the rooster is the only one to wake up to the sun each day. When goose chases him into the forest, the sun doesn't rise the next day. Hector the horse rescues him, and the day goes on.

| by Galdone, Paul

In desire for a boy of their own, a couple bakes a gingerbread boy. The gingerbread boy comes to life, and runs for freedom while being chased by hungry people. A fox, who outsmarts the boy, ends up with a tasty snack.
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