Browse Abstracts (175 total)

| by Waddell, Martin

Big bear and little bear walk home through the woods in the snow. When little bear is frightened by noises he hears during the walk, big bear reassures him about how the sounds are made.

| by Barklem, Jill

During the first snow, a Brambly Hedge community of field mice have many exciting adventures. Their activities include a snowball fight and a snowman in an Ice Hall.

| by Flournoy, Valerie

William is a bright and active child who enjoys a variety of activities throughout his day.

| by Marshall, James

Emily, the pig, decides she needs to lose weight. She takes a walk then eats everything in sight. Eugene Turtle suggests that walking is a good way for losing weight.

| by Minarik, Else Holmelund

Father bear has been fishing out in the ocean. Little bear misses his dad and wants to be just like him when he grows up. Little bear is hoping his dad will bring him a mermaid.

| by Waterton, B.

Simon receives a fishing pole and fishes for salmon. An eagle flies over and catches a salmon and drops it in a hole. Simon helps the fish get back to the ocean instead of keeping it.

| by Demarst, Chris L.

Orville pretends to go fishing on his front steps of his house. He imagines getting pulled underwater for a great adventure. He barely escapes the mouth of a fish and ends up on his step again. (Wordless Book)

| by Bodnar, Judit Z.

A fox catches fish for his dinner. WHen his friend, the bear, finds out he wants to know where the fox got all his fish. The bear takes his friend's advice and spends all night trying to catch fish. At dawn, he does not think he has caught any, but then he realizes he has caught a lot of fish on the way home.

| by Newton, Jill

Three polar bears chase a little rabbit. The rabbit does not know why they are chasing him, but he runs away. The bears simply want to play a game of tag.

| by Teague, Mark

A boy with a vivid imagination plays in the outfield of a real baseball game then imagines a game of his own.

| by Gilson, Jamie

Two brothers are always putting each other up to things. These two boys begin their day inside playing the game at which the older brother is winning. They end up outside fishing where the younger boy is most comfortable.

| by Fromm, Lilo

A father and son enjoy many activities together. They get up in the morning, go fishing, have a picnic, and shovel snow. (A Wordless Book).

| by Wahl, Jan

Cabin fever strikes the Pipkins and sends them on a journey through the wilderness. Lack of foresight, planning, and common sense is comical throughout the story.

| by Buckley, Helen E.

A little boy takes walks with his grandfather. He enjoys the carefree walks, because everything else seems to be in a hurry.

| by Raskin, Ellen

A ghost travels throughout an apartment and haunts each person in the family. He only wants to play with them, but they are unable to see him.

| by George, William T.

A girl goes on her first fishing trip with her grandfather. While fishing, they see the wildlife around the pond, and she catches her first bass. At the end of the day, they go home and eat their fish.

| by Maynard, Joyce

A family decides to go camping. They do many fun and exciting things, including swimming, sleeping in sleeping bags, and cooking over a campfire.

| by Ungerer, Tomi

During a picnic, the Mellops family drinks water from a spring and finds it tastes like oil. The family looks for the possibility of oil in the area. When they find that there is oil, they build a derrick. A forest fire sends the family home to take baths.

| by Florian, Douglas

A family spends a winter day together. After a breakfast of pancakes, everyone puts on their coats, boots, and hats. While outside, they skate, sled, and make snowballs. They warm their toes by the fire when they go inside for their evening meal.

| by Williams, Sue

A young child goes out for a walk. By the end of the story he is being followed by a cat, a horse, a cow, a duck, a pig, and a dog.
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