Browse Abstracts (245 total)

| by Lindgren, Barbro

Ben wants an animal to play with, so for his birthday he gets a stuffed dog. Ben is mad because he wants a real dog, until his imagination brings the stuffed puppy to life. Ben and the puppy have lots of fun together.

| by Parish, Peggy

It is Todd's birthday and he is getting a kitten. He goes to the animal shelter and gets to pick the kitten out himself. He names his kitten Scruffy.

| by Parish, Peggy

Miss Molly takes care of a rabbit who has babies. These rabbits multiply like crazy until she has a house full. She tries to get rid of them and finally succeeds. Then she takes in a cat who later has kittens.

| by Newberry, Clare Turlay

April owns a cat who gives birth to three kittens. There is not room for all four of them, so April must give away three. She gives away two kittens and her family decides to keep the other two.

| by Mark, Jan//Voake, Charlotte

A child's cat builds a nest and has kittens.

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| by Alexander, Martha

David endlessly tries to convince his mother to allow him to have a pet. However, all of his choices are inappropriate. Finally, they agree on fish, so he waits for the fish eggs to hatch. Only, the eggs aren't fish eggs after all.

| by Fleming, Denise

An educational book with a little bit of everything from nursery rhymes to counting plus colors, fruits, seasons, alphabet, and animals.

| by Kimmel, Eric A.

Bridgett has many unusual animals as pets. Each day she tries to take a different animal to the library with her. Each animal creates a mess in one way or another.

| by Kingman, Lee

Peter, a young boy, lives far up a mountainside on a farm with his mother and father. They live far from any town and Peter looks forward to starting school in town so he can make and have friends. Before the beginning of the school year Peter receives a pony that takes him to school. Peter discovers that his new pony can perform tricks and was once famous.

| by Sundin-Wickman

Andreas, Matt and Ruff are great friends who do everything together. When Ruff runs off, Matt and Andreas use clever thinking and courage to find their dog.

| by Steig, William

Spinky gets mad at his family and will not communicate with them. He sits outside all day and will not eat any of their food.

| by Parish, Peggy

A girl wants a pet. She finds a monster and brings it home. It starts to grow so she takes it to the woods and her mother agrees to buy her a pet.

| by Kellogg, Steven

Kathy and Louise are best friends but Louise goes to the mountains for the summer. Kathy is mad because Louise is having a great summer without her. When Louise comes back, they both get a puppy to raise together.

| by Rylant, Cynthia

Past the stars, the moon, and the sun is where cat heaven is, and every cat knows the way there. With trees to climb, toys to play with, angel laps to purr in, and food to eat, all cats love going to cat heaven and God loves having them there too!

| by Kellogg, Steven

Louis receives a tadpole for his birthday from Uncle McAllister in Scotland. He names his new pet Alphonse and takes him to school for show and tell. However, Louis and Alphonse must be creative to find Alphonse a new home when he keeps growing and growing and growing...

| by Mayer, Mercer

A little boy is looking for his frog. When he finds it, the frog has started a family. He gets to take a new frog home and he is happy. (wordless)

| by Hughes, Shirley

Alfie takes you on a search for the things and people in his life that match the letters of the alphabet. Alfie's family and friends are drawn with detail and bright colors that make you excited to see what is next. His sister, Annie Rose, also enjoys Alfie and his things. She is shown quite frequently along with him.

| by Jonas, Ann

William walks with his dog Wally and meets up with Wilma and her duck Wanda. They all walk together, but find when they wade in water, Wanda can move much faster.

| by Porte, Barbara Ann

Harry gets a dog from a neighbor who is moving. The dog cannot stay at Harry's house because his father is allergic to dogs. Harry's aunt offers to keep the dog at her house for Harry to visit. Harry ends up buying his father a fish.

| by Greene, Carol

The order of the community is safe and secure until one night the mayor makes a law banning cats outside at night. Due to this, the community order is lost and the town is invaded. The old ladies who liked cats point out the problem to the mayor who then lets the cats out at night so order can return.
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