Browse Abstracts (18 total)

| by Ullrich, Nai D.

Octo Annie, an octopus, lives in a great big glass tank at Underwater World until one day she becomes part of a real family. The Martin family of two parents, two sons, and two pets are all surprised by their new addition, Octo-Annie. With Octo-Annie's eight arms, the Martin family's move to a new house is accomplished. But something and someone is left behind...

| by Cyrus, Kurt

A lone sardine attempting to find its school leads an exploration of the sea and its many inhabitants. Use of poetry captures the attention and imagination on the sardine's journey.

| by Kitamura, Satoshi

Playful pictures prompt each letter's picture and word. The guessing game aspect of this format sets it apart from typical alphabet book (A wordless book).

| by Yee, Tammy

Learn the alphabet from a diverse perspective through the Hawaiian, Japanese and Chinese cultures. Learn more about these different cultures through the ethnic words and colorful illustrations.

| by Rathmell, Donna//Rathmell, Doreen

Octavia Octopus and her sea-animal friends love playing camouflage games to practice how they would hide from a モbig, hungry creature.ヤ Octavia, however, just cannot seem to get her colors right when she tries to shoot her purple ink cloud. What happens when the big, hungry shark shows up looking for his dinner? Learn your basic colors along with the camouflage techniques of various sea animals, and you'll be on your way to being a marine biologist!

| by Jarkins, Sheila

The comical Adventures of Marco continue as your favorite flamingo explores the wonders of ocean life to find unlikely friends.

| by Fisher, Doris and Sneed, Dani

A sequel to One Odd Day, this time the young boy awakens to find that it is another strange day: everything is even! His mother has two heads, and a trip to the zoo is dealt with in an odd, but even-handed, manner.

| by Wlodarski, Loran

A dolphin imagines that she is a fish, a turtle, a bird, an octopus, a shark, and a manatee. Learn how special she really is and how special each of her other sea animal friends are too.

| by Lillegard, Dee

Five times a young girl throws her ball into the sky. With each throw, her imagination grows more and more as her ball travels to different parts of the world where it encounters various people and animals. On her last throw, the ball strikes a star and the girl makes a delightful wish.

| by Kraus, Robert

Herman is a very helpful little octopus. He is always willing to assist anyone in need, whether they are a friend or enemy.

| by Brandenburg, Franz

Otto is sad because he is an octopus and has eight arms. He feels different from everyone else. He learns that eight arms are better than two and that it is okay to be different.

| by Munsch, Robert

Julie has new neighbors. David seems like a regular boy, but Julie wonders what the rest of his family is like, because she saw a spoon the size of a shovel, a knife as big as a flagpole, and a fork the size of a pitchfork all being moved into David's house.

| by Berkes, Marianne

Count one through 10 while using rhymes to talk about different activities between mother fishes and their babies. Move to the rhythm of this ocean creatures poem!

| by Baskin, Leonard

All the letters of the alphabet are associated with many different animals, birds, and insects.

| by Duvoisin, Roger

The book tells the alphabet by going over the animals on the ark in alphabetical order.

| by Steen, Sandra//Steen, Susan

Dad and the twins hop into their car to grab some lunch at a restaurant. On the way, they drive through mud puddles so now it's time for a car wash!As the car enters the car wash, something mysterious happens. Oh boy, the twins are in for a big adventure!
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