Browse Abstracts (70 total)

| by Hughes, Shirley

More than twenty rhymes tell about the daily life and activities of a young girl named Annie Rose. The playful poems cover several topics including animals, people, seasons, routines and adventures that children love.

| by Donnio, Sylviane

One morning, Achilles the crocodile decides that he wants nothing more than to eat a child. His parents try everything to get Achilles to change his mind, but he refuses. He fails his mission and hunger winds up getting the best of him.

| by Moss, Marissa

Mabel's parents own a diner where she helps every morning before school. Mabel introduces all the patrons of the diner, then explains what she and her friend do after school.

| by Schoberle, Cecile

A young boy concentrates on all the sounds he hears during his daily routine. Listen to the morning sounds and evening sounds of his day.

| by Baker, Barbara

A large family is made up of unique members. They work together as a unit.

| by Wolf, Janet

From the time she gets up in the morning until the time she goes to bed, a little girl interacts with her belongings, family and friends.

| by Herold, Maggie Rugg

A snowstorm adds to the wonder and excitement of this very important day during which 219 people become U.S. citizens.

| by Rounds, Glen

Although it seems impossible, there once was a day when the sun did not rise. As it turns out, the Earth's axle froze at the North Pole and the world stopped revolving. With the help of Paul Bunyan and a few friends, the earth was set in motion again.

| by Tworkov, Jack

In this book, the forest is waking up and the sun is slowly rising. A camel takes a walk through the forest and approaches other animals who have come up with a plan. However, the camel turns around before he reaches the other animals and their plan falls through.

| by Ormerod, Jan

A little girl wakes up very early then wakes her father so they can make breakfast. Afterwards, her dad gets back into bed and reads the paper while the mother sleeps. The little girl then begins to get herself ready for school.

| by Hunter, Anne

Possum is determined to find out who has awakened him and all his animal friends from their winter naps. They soon discover that the Peep!Peep!Peep! is coming from an ambitious frog who is ready to begin spring.

| by Goffstein, M.B.

Take a look at grandmother's typical routine for a day. This routine includes mealtime and fishing.

| by Agee, Jon

Ever since Ludlow was born, he has been a big grump who never laughs or smiles. Suddenly he begins having the funniest dreams in the world and laughs hysterically all night long. His laughter becomes so contagious that a local radio station decides to broadcast Ludlow's laughter around the world. One night, Ludlow did not laugh in his sleep, but he did wake up with a huge smile on his face!

| by Dorrie, Doris

Lottie wakes up from a dream of castles and gold and realizes that it is a very special day. She cannot wear her usual outfit to school, she must wear her special princess dress. Although her mother says that it is too cold outside, Lottie tries to explain that it is a very special day and everyone should be dressed up. Eventually, Lottie's mother agrees and they both wear princess dresses all day.

| by McBratney, Sam

While tucking the three young mice into bed, the old mouse asks the young mice what they would like to do in the morning. The three agree that they want to see the dark at the top of the stairs. Together the four mice venture to the top of the stairs where they run into a monster -- the cat!

| by Bour, Daniele

Depicts a typical day at a big pink and grey house. Each of the inhabitants goes about different activities from morning to night.

| by Brown, Marc

Arthur's little sister, D.W., finally gets her first library card. However, in oder to get it she must first learn to write her full name. She finds hilarious ways to take care of her first library book until Arthur shows her the tricks of the trade.

| by Hershey, Kathleen

A little girl tells about her visit with her grandma. She wishes she too could live in the cotton mill town. She tells of all the things they do until it is time for her to return home. She enjoys picking berries and peaches, gardening and fishing.

| by London, Jonathan

A boy awakes to a sunny room and a delicious breakfast. This keeps him dancing and playing all day long on the farm. Supper time brings more good food and then comes bedtime with sweet dreams of the next day.

| by Cazet, Denys

It's a morning on the farm with the animals waking for the day and the scarecrow quietly watching from the field. It's quiet on the farm until he gets a mouse inside of him.
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