Browse Abstracts (166 total)

| by Czekaj, Jef

Hip, a turtle from Slowjamz Swamp, and Hop, a rabbit from Breakbeat Meadow, both love to rap. Hip raps very slowly, and Hop raps very slowly. Animals of Slowjamz Swamp and Breakbeat Meadow don't socialize until one day Hip and Hop meet each other when they see a sign for a rapping contest. In this twist of the fable Tortoise and the Hare, Hip and Hop bring the animals of the swamp and meadow together through their performance.

| by Munro, Roxie

Enjoy a giant dinosaur, a flying reptile, a dinosaur with plates and spikes on its body, and even a baby dinosaur cracking out of their shells. There is a ferocious dinosaur that eats meat and vegetarian dinosaurs that hide from carnivores. Look inside the dinosaurs and you'll see a dynamic view of eight dinosaur skeletons. Look outside the dinosaurs and you'll see sweeping paintings of these creatures as they once lived on our planet.

| 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 Hadithi, Mwenye & Kennaway, Adrienne

Lazy lion orders everyone to build him a house, but he is not satisfied with it. When a big rain comes, all the other animals go into the house that was built for the lion to keep dry. This is why lions must roam the earth.

| by Slade, Suzanne

Lyrical text provides fascinating information onnimals such as location, position, and duration of their sleep patterns on animals living in different habitats. Learn about the interesting sleeping habits of different animals that live on land, in water, and fly through the air.

| by Miller, Margaret

Decide if you have an answer to the main question in this book. Words and photographs become an exciting and educational game for the reader.

| by Dorian, Marguerite

Alli, the alligator has a toothache, but does not want to go to the dentist. His friends and the zoo director decide that his toothache will not go away with their home remedies, so he should see a dentist.

| by Calmenson, Stephanie//Cole, Joanna

Allie the Alligator is a typical young girl. She and her two girlfriends have lots of fun together playing games and dressing up. The three of them will do anything to be able to go to the Rockin Reptiles concert, their favorite band. There's a catch though -- only two can go.

| by Wildsmith, Brian

A python is hungry so he decides to throw a party for all the animals in the forest. All the animals perform tricks for each other, so the python tricks the animals into crawling into his stomach. The elephant saves the animals then they all tie a knot in the python's tail as punishment.

| by Waber, Bernard

A crocodile named Lyle has a big impact on those he meets in his community. One day, a member of his family loses his job. In the end this bad event is turned around into a job well done by everyone.

| by Ipcar, Dahlov

Animals are described in their natural homes and how they are able to hide from predators.

| by Johnston, Tony

Slither McCreep, a young snake, is upset that his brother, Joe, won't share his toys. Out of anger, Slither breaks Joe's toys. Later, he feels guilty and tries to make up with Joe.

| by Grossman, Bill

A little girl can eat almost anything -- except her peas!An excellent counting book for young children.

| by Brown, Marcia

A little hippo's mother teaches him to talk. Anytime he was with his mother he was not afraid, but one day he went to play alone and a crocodile grabbed him. When the little hippo shouted, his mother rescued him.

| by Lester, Alison

This book depicts several children's daily routines and each has a different favorite activity, food, work, etc.

| by George, William T.

A day in the life of a box turtle. The turtle uses it's senses to be aware of danger, to find food, and to survive.

| by MacGregor, Ellen

Theodore turtle is a very forgetful turtle. He forgets where he puts everything. When a fire starts in his home and he remembers where the hose is, he thinks he is very clever.

| by Katz, Avner

Before tortoises had shells, three wise turtles decide they need protection from the elements. This story tells how the shell becomes home to so many tortoises.

| by Davis, Alice Vaught

Timothy the turtle went sliding in the mud and got stuck on his back. He was unable to turn himself back over and it took the work of his friends to return him to his feet.

| by Florian, Douglas

A turtle wakes up to eat, drink and play with his friends. When he goes swimming in the water, he is scared by a large fish. So he comes out of the water and goes to sleep in his shell
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