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Stanley henry bear's friend
McPhail, David
Stanley leaves his comfortable country home in search of adventure and fortune. He meets characters who manipulate him and others who treat him will.

The angel and the soldier boy
Collington, Peter
A little girl dreams a story. She dreams her little angel and soldier boy come alive to save her coin from the pirates who stole it. (A Wordless Book)

The baron's booty
Kahl, Virginia
A dutch and dutchess have thirteen girls and a robber baron decides to take the girls for rewards. But as he takes care of the girls, he realizes how much work and trouble they are and will give anything for them to take their children back.

The big yellow balloon
Fenton, Edward
A little boy takes a walk with his big yellow balloon. A cat follows him because he believes the balloon is the sun. Suddenly a dog follows the cat and a dogcatcher follows the dog. Soon there is a long parade of people and animals following one another. The balloon is finally broken, but the boy is given a hero badge to replace the balloon since the parade he created helped a policeman catch a thief.

The bremen-town musicians
Plume, Ilse
Four animals were growing old and useless to their owners so they decide to run away and become musicians. Along their journey, they chase away robbers and find their place to stay forever.

The case of the sneaker snatcher
Shearer, John
When Sneaker has his sneakers stolen, he turns to his friends for help. They solve the case when the misspelled word sneeker links them to the thief.

The christmas eve mystery
Nixon, Joan Lowery
Susan and Mike accompany their neighbors on Christmas Eve to find out if horses really talk at midnight. While in the barn, Susan and Mike hear a robbery take place and help to find the robbers and the money stash.

The church mice and the moon
Oakley, Graham
Two church mice are kidnapped for use as astronauts. As they are about to be launched to the moon, their caretaking cat rescues them.

The enchanted sticks
Myers, Steven J.
The old man in the story vanquishes a band of vicious robbers with the help of enchanted sticks.

The giant and the beanstalk
Stanley, Diane
Otto, the gentle giant, lives in the magical kingdom of giants. Otto loves his pet chicken, Clara, so when a human named Jack climbs up a beanstalk and steals Clara, Otto must search for Jack. While looking for Jack, Otto meets many other Jacks from different nursery rhymes before he finds the Jack that has Clara and takes Clara home.

The great diamond robbery
Harris, Leon
Maurice the mouse comes from the Louvre in Francis to live at a Neiman-Marcus store in America. Richard, the store's chairman, finds him and they become good friends. Maurice tries out all of the toys. When someone tries to steal a diamond necklace, Maurice catches the thief.

The great poochini
Clement, Gary
The Great Poochini lives with his owner, Hersh, and leaves at night to sing in the opera. Due to his talent, the Great Poochini is the lead singer and, on the night of the premiere, he is unable to leave his home. Then, after a robber breaks into Hersh's home and the Great Poochini scares him away, he makes it to the opera just in time for the show.

The grey lady and the strawberry snatcher
Bang, Molly
A man with a passion for strawberries gives an old lady some strawberries to take home. On her way home, the strawberry snatcher tries to steal her strawberries. After failed attempts, the strawberry snatcher settles on eating blackberries from a nearby bush. (Wordless book)

The hey hey man
Fleischman, Sid
A thief sees a farmer bury gold by a magical tree. The thief steals the gold and runs away with it. The thief is followed by the tree's Hey Hey man. The wood spirit tricks the thief into returning the farmer's gold.

The kidnapping of the coffee pot
Saari, Kaye
The coffee pot is kidnapped so the shoes, lawnmower and kerosene lamp go to the junk man to get her back.

The king's stilts
Seuss, Dr.
King Bistram's stilts are taken away and he becomes depressed. His kingdom, which is surrounded by the sea, is sabotaged by an awful lord. Because the king is so depressed, he neglects his duties and the city is in danger of becoming flooded, until his page boy comes to the rescue.

The little old man and his dreams
Ross, L
A little old man's wish before his death is to attend his granddaughter's wedding and see her happy with her new husband. His journey is plagued with troubles and his gift of pearls is stolen.

The man who could call down owls
Bunting, Eve
A man has control over the owls. He is one in the same with them. A stranger takes the man's owl clothes, but the owl man turns into an owl and wins the confrontation.

The meanest squirrel i ever met
Zion, Gene
Nibble, a squirrel, plans his Thanksgiving dinner of acorns, but a mean squirrel comes up and cons the food from Nibble. Through a series of strange circumstances, Nibble is able to get his family's acorns back and even get back at the mean squirrel.

The missing tarts
Hennessy, B.G
The Knave of Hearts stole tarts from the Queen of Hearts. With the help of other nursery rhyme friends, she finds that the Knave of hearts has given them all away.

The potato man
McDonald, Megan
A young boy steals potatoes and has bad luck. He then meets the potato man he stole from and eventually respects him enough to become his customer.

The story of frog  belly rat bone
Ering, Timothy Basil
A boy discovers an unexpected treasure at the junk yard. After some of the treasure is stolen, he makes a creature to stand guard. As they patiently wait, their treasure blooms into a gorgeous garden for them to enjoy.

The tale of two bad mice
Potter, Beatrix
Two mice raid a little girl's doll house, while the dolls are out one day. They break the dolls belongings and take some things. In the end, the two bad mice have to pay for everything they broke and clean up the mess they made.

The three robbers
Ungerer, Tomi
Three robbers terrorize a countryside until they meet a young girl named Tiffany. After meeting the girl, they change their ways. The three robbers use their loot to build an orphanage where all of the lost, unhappy, and abandoned children can live.

The tiger who lost his stripes
Paul, Anthony
General MacTiger is the most magnificent animal in the forest, until he loses his stripes. His friend, the Python, stole them and now General MacTiger has to find a way to get them back.

The tiger-skin rug
Rose, Gerald
A really skinny tiger does not feel part of the jungle, so he leaves home to live with a human family as a rug. He protects the family when robbers come into the house.

Three foolish tales
Tompert, Ann
Skunk and raccoon wanted Fox's purple umbrella. They tried to take it from her by theft and trickery, but in the end it was fox who out-tricked the both of them.

Tim to the lighthouse
Ardizzone, Edward
One night, Tim noticed the light from the lighthouse was not flashing past his window. So Tim, the captain, and their friends braved the storm only to find robbers who wanted the ship to crash so they could get their goods. The children help save the lighthouse.

Two-ton secret
Christian, Mary Blount
Deke King and his friend open a detective business. A construction company owner hired them to find all of his bulldozers that were stolen. After looking over the site and the clues, Deke solved the mystery and found the bulldozers.

Why the chicken crossed the road
Macaulay, David
A chicken crosses a road. This starts a whole series of events which eventually come back to the beginning to explain why the chicken crossed the road.

You bet your britches, claude
Nixon, Joan Lowery
Tom is adopted by Shirley and Claude, and he hopes that they will adopt his sister, Bessie. Bessie and Shirley make a great team of catching crooks. Bessie spots them, and Shirley stops them. Bessie makes a great deputy and new daughter.