Browse Abstracts (341 total)

| by Javernick, Ellen

Danny can have a pet for his birthday and he knows exactly what he wants. The other members of his family think differently.

| 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 Dragonwagon, Crescent

As Susan starts to fall asleep, she hears all the sounds of summer. She hears people talking and the animals outside moving. When she wakes, she knows that another beautiful summer day will greet her.

| by Martin, Bill Jr.//Archambault, John

Using a rhyme, this book introduces the beautiful sequences of sound that are produced by a rainstorm.

| by Gerrard, Roy

Maximus and his twin sister Vanilla are slaves to the cruel master Slobbus Pompius. They run away when Slobbus buys Polydox the horse then quickly decides to kill him. Maximus and Vanilla go through a chariot race and an invasion of Rome before they finally gain their freedom.

| by Lopshire, Robert

A spotted animal wants to live in the zoo. After demonstrating his colorful talents, the animal's friends decide that there is a better place for him to live.

| by Seuss, Dr.

By rhyming everyday objects with nonsense words, the character tells exactly what kind of house he lives in.

| by Koontz, Robin Michal

Learning to count to ten is made easy when you sing This Old Man and rhyme each of the numbers with different words.

| by Seuss, Dr.

This alphabet continues on beyond Z using nonsense and rhyming words. Unknown animals and places are described by using these made-up letters after Z.

| by Grossman, Bill

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

| by Eichenber, Fritz

This book represents each letter of the alphabet with the name of an animal and puts that animal in a rhyming sentence to facilitate the learning of that letter.

| by Base, Graeme

Rhyme and animals are utilized to show the letters of the alphabet.

| by Siebert, Diane

A rhymed text and several illustrations describe the journey of a transcontinental truck.

| by Suen, Anastasia

The train trip of a little girl and her family is described through colorful illustrations and rhyming words. She travels over streets, past horses at play, around growing fruit trees, and through a city to the final stop.

| by Haber, Jon Z.

Enjoy this pop-up book version of the song This Old Man.

| by Trinca, Rod//Argent, Kerry

The numbers one through fourteen are introduced by illustrating fourteen Australian animals and using rhyming sentences.

| by Rand, Ann//Rand, Paul

This book describes all the things one child is familiar with.

| by Hennessy, B.G.

A rhyming text that describes and illustrates all the familiar objects and activities in a typical school kindergarten.

| by Franco, Betsy

Eggs on her ears, ketchup on her nose, crispy warm bacon between her toes. And that's not all the food she likes. Continue rhyming with fun food and body parts, and discover what happens!

| by Ahlberg, Janet//Ahlberg, Allan

A peach, pear, and plum spy on Tom Thumb. Then the story continues with each folktale spying on another. It lists about ten different fairy tales including Cinderella, Robin Hood, The Three Bears, Baby Bunting, Bo-Peep, Jack and Jill and so on.
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