Browse Abstracts (237 total)

| by Ipcar, Dahlov

A cat on a farm starts exploring at night after everyone goes to bed. We see all of his adventure in the night. We experience what the cat does.

| by Wallace, Nancy Elizabeth

When Minna expresses interest in stars, her mother suggests she invite a few friends to a star party, including a special dinner, a trip to the new Star Space at the children's Museum, and star-gazing.

| by Polacco, Patricia

On her birthday, a girl's father takes her, her brother and her cousin down to Clay Pit to camp and cook over a campfire, and to take a picture of the monster of Clay Pit Bottoms.

| by Drescher, Henrik

Young Simon runs from a storybook monster only to find he's a friendly one. The pens and ink take him on an exciting adventure.

| by Sanvoisin, Eric

A boy, who hates to read, is stuck in his father's bookstore for summer vacation. He doesn't like books, so what's he going to do?Things change and an adventure begins when the boy spies a strange customer and follows him. Maybe the boy will realize he does like reading after all, or maybe not.

| by Johnson, D.B.

Henry decides to take a trip to Fitchburg on foot and his friend decides to go by train. Henry partakes in numerous adventures on his journey into town, while his friend works odd jobs to earn the fare. Who will arrive in Fitchburg first?The journey to Fitchburg will prove to be an exploration of time and interests.

| by Simon, Norma

Three children and their families get ready for a busy work and school day. See how all three families spend their time during the week.

| by Carle, Eric

The very clumsy click beetle goes for a walk and accidently falls onto his back. The wise old click beetle sees him struggling and demonstrates how he can flip back to his feet. The clumsy click beetle tries and tries but cannot master it until he's about to get stepped on. He narrowly avoids the foot and saves his own life.

| by Ryan, C

An old woman hates the night and decides to try to get rid of it. One evening, she stays up and tries to catch the night, but is unsuccessful. When the sun arises, she is so tired she cannot enjoy the sunlight.

| by Anholt, Laurence

A new baby is coming, and Sophie's going to be a big sister!She helps her mother and father prepare for the arrival of the baby, but when her little brother is born, she wishes that her family could give him back!Sophie slowly begins to realize that having a new brother might not be so bad after all.

| by Brown, Margaret Wise

Animals, children, and plants go through different rituals as they prepare for bed each night.

| by Wellington, Monica

At nighttime, most children go to sleep. However, many people in the city do not. Find out what goes on all around the city throughout the night when many people are sleeping and dreaming.

| by Tejima, Keizaburo

Father Owl hunts for fish at nightfall to feed his hungry family.

| by Rockhill, Dennis

A backyard snow bear comes to become an integral part of a little girl's slumber. She explores the arctic landscape in the bear's company and awakens to question the authenticity of the experience. Was her excursion fantasy or reality?

| by Smith, Lane

There is a mysterious world where the children are small and the pets are big. These children, along with their pets, gather to play at night and are therefore called nightchildren.

| by Tudor, Tasha

This counting book uses the numbers 1-20. Each number is given a rhythmical saying to go along with it.

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| by Yolen, Jane

A young girl goes owling with her father. She has waited a long time for this privilege, and though it is a difficult outing, she is thrilled about it.
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