Browse Abstracts (114 total)

| by McKissack, Patricia C.

Flossie will not believe the fox is a fox until he proves it.

| by Lipkind, William//Mordvinoff, Nicolas

Davy ventures into the woods on Christmas Eve and meets the animals who have a party. Santa shows up and offers Davy a rabbit for his Christmas gift.

| by Galdone, Paul

An acorn falls on Henny Penny's head and she thinks the sky is falling. She goes to tell the king, and a few of her friends go with her. A fox lures them into his cave and eats up Henny Penny and her friends.

| by London, Jonathan

The life cycle of the gray fox is shown including a caring little boy who lays the fox to rest and says a prayer for his spirit.

| by Tripp, Nathaniel

As farmer Ben begins his hot job of bailing hay one summer day, a cold front changes the weather pattern. An explanation of what happens in the clouds is given as Ben works rapidly to get his hay inside. After the storm is over, Ben discovers that there is more work for him to do from the storm's destruction.

| by Marshall, Edward

A fox is asked to watch his sister but he does not watch her and she wanders off. At the end, he learns his lesson and realizes that he needs to be more responsible.

| by Walsh, Ellen Stoll

When her gosslings hatch, Emily's friend comes to visit. When she mistakes a mouse for a fox, the real fox sets her straight when he arrives.

| by Boegehold, Betty

Pippa is a field mouse involved in various activities with her family and animal friends. Pippa works, plays, skates, and prepares for Christmas.

| by Tresselt, Alvin

Johnny Maple-Leaf begins his life as a small brown bud. As time passes and the seasons change, he grows and develops into a mature leaf. Throughout his life, he encounters many animals. The other leaves help to keep him company, whether in the trees or on the ground.

| by Singer, Isaac Bashevis

All of the animals on the ark are arguing who is the best and who should be Noah's messenger. The dove is the only one not trying to endorse itself. Therefore, Noah picks the dove to be his messenger.

| by Cole, Sheila

Beautiful illustrations show a little girl, her dad, and several animals prepare for a rainstorm. After the rain stops, the animals come out of their shelters, and the girl and her dad go back outside to pick blueberries.

| by Marshall, Edward

Fox falls in love with many girls. He goes to the fair with each of them, but pretty soon they all find out he has other girlfriends. Because all of the girls are upset, he has to enter the dance contest with his sister and they win second place.

| by Steig, William

Dr. De Soto, a dentist who is a mouse, confronts his most dangerous patient of all - a fox!

| by Fox, Mem

Hattie the hen sees a fox approaching her and the other animals. The fox attacks, and the cow scares the fox away with a loud moo. Then, the animals are silent for a long time.

| by Johnston, Tony

Five foxes wanted to go outside in the snow to play. Their grandma told them their bare paws would get cold. On Christmas morning grandma fox gave each of the five foxes mittens so they could outside to play.

| by Kellogg, Steven

Chicken Little thinks that the sky is falling so she tells all her friends. They are all tricked by the fox, and he captures them. In the end, the fox is captured and put in prison.

| by Kimmel, Eric A.

Asher, a Jewish boy, wonders into the night to borrow an egg for his mother. Along the way he gets lost and discovers a house with three old women inside knitting caps. Asher finds out that these caps are magical and he, the women, and the fairies fly off to Jeruselum for a Hanukkah party. He returns home some time later to discover his family thought he was not coming back.

| by Aylesworth, Jim

After being captured by a fox, a wee man is rescued and nurtured by a very old man for three days. In appreciation of the old man's kindness, a bowl is left on his porch with a note about its special powers. The beautiful full, belly bowl multiplies any item placed in it. This brings both happiness and trouble to the old man.

| by Latimer, Jim

Moose and his friends confront many situations and must decide what to do about them. Together, as a group, they solve their problems.

| by Christelow, Eileen

While Olive and Otis pretend to do magic with their father's birthday present of a hat, it blows out the window. Mr. Foxley gets the hat and Olive and Otis must work to get it back in time for the birthday party.
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