Browse Abstracts (17 total)

| by Barrett, Judi

Take a quirky look at what might happen if animals decide to wear clothes. These amusing pictures illuminate the problems and silliness of clothing for animals.

| by Barett, Judi

Wouldn't it be silly if animals wore clothing? It would probably make the lives of animals much more difficult. Enjoy exactly why clothes for animals are completely unnecessary. Would you want your new dress ruined by your porcupine quills?

| by Halfmann, Janet

While Little Skink hunts for her breakfast, she is attacked by a crow! But she has a trick to escape-she snaps off her lizard tail and it keeps on wiggling. Little Skink is happy to be alive but she misses her bright blue tail.

| by Giogas, Valarie

Baby dogs are puppies and they belong to a litter. Counting from one to ten, familiar backyard animals are introduced by baby and family group name. Each stanza also tells a bit more about each animal by providing clues as to what they eat, how they sound, or where they live.

| by Aroner, Miriam

Rabbit is taking a trip into town and is kind enough to pick up nine friends along the way. Much to his dismay, Rabbit's car begins to fall apart more and more with each friend that gets in! With a little teamwork and persistence though, the ten make it safely to town where Rabbit buys a new car.

| by Mkatshaw, Dumazile

Nhlanhla is getting married and her cousin, Priscilla, is going to sing at the ceremony. The day before the ceremony Priscilla loses her voice. Priscillaï¾’s family comes up with many different remedies, including eating raw eggs and drinking hot garlic. Upset, Priscilla cries over her lost voice and sits down on a box of pins! With a hearty scream, her voice returns and she can sing for the wedding.

| by Wolff, Ashley

Let's view a monthly listing of animals around a farm.

| by Wolkstein, D.

Little mouse paints a picture and her friends Bear, Squirrel, and Porcupine all see their images in it. Mouse tells them that they are seeing things, but when she takes the painting home she sees it from a new perspective.

| by Waber, Bernard

Bearsie bear is all snuggly in his bed when Moosie moose arrives. This is when all the chaos starts. After Moosie moose arrives, Goosie goose, Foxie fox, Cowsie cow, and finally Porkie porcupine stop by for a visit. Everyone jumps out when Porkie porcupine gets into bed. In the end, they all sleep peacefully during the surprise sleepover party.

| by Stojic, Manya

On the African savanna, the animals are all excited to pass on information about the storm to others. The animals use their five senses to experience and predict the needed rain.

| by Carrick, Carol

Christopher's dog, Ben, has an encounter with a porcupine. Ben gets a nose full of quills. Christopher wants to protect Ben by keeping him tied up at night. Christopher's father helps him understand that Ben must learn to fend for himself. Christopher decides to let Ben go so they both would be happy.

| by Hall, Malcolm

Caroline the porcupine must prove that she can handle her new responsibilities as a weather forecaster.

| by Mariana.

Miss Flora McFlimsey feels like she is ugly and has no friends. At the end of the May Day, she feels differently.

| by Demi.

Can you find an animal for each letter of the alphabet?Each page is very colorful, eye-catching, and exciting.

| by Steen, Patti

No one will hug Elliot Dravitz, because he is a porcupine. He wants a hug more than anything and he tries really hard to get one. Finally he finds another porcupine who will hug him and he is happy.

| by Brooke, L. Leslie

Johnny crow has a bunch of animals that gather in his garden. They have many rhyming adventures.

| by Lester, Helen

A young porcupine named Fluffy is unhappy with his name and tries to change himself until he meets a rhino named Hippo.
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