Browse Abstracts (68 total)

| by Jennings, Michael

Robin Goodfellow likes to get into mischief. One day he decides to play a trick on a slow-witted giant. The giant appears to be smaller and goes to others for advice and help.

| by Anno, Mitsumasa

The king believes he must have everything bigger and better than anyone else until he tries to grow the biggest flower. The little flower is so beautiful that the king realizes that bigger does not mean better.

| by Nesbit, Edith

Effie has something in her eye. It is a mysterious little dragon. Soon the whole country is invaded by dragons of all sizes. Effie and her brother Harry are the ones who discover how to get rid of all the dragons.

| by Davol, Marguerite W.

A little girl who has a white father and a black mother compares the differences between them. Mama like to dance ballet and walk fast along the street. Papa likes to dance to rap and stroll along the street. They have different tastes in food and art, but all is just right in this special family.

| by Kimmel, Eric A.

Mindy, a mouse-sized girl, bravely faces a cat in the synagogue to retrieve a candle for her tiny family's Hanukkah menorah. Her mission allows her family to celebrate their special holiday together.

| by Davis, Aubrey

A farmer plants a potato eye to grow a potato. It grows so enormous that the whole family has to work together to pull the potato from the ground. They then cook the potato for the whole town to eat it.

| by Carle, Eric

A caterpillar hatches from it's egg and is very hungry. It eats a variety of food for seven days. After it is full, the caterpillar builds a cocoon and becomes a butterfly.

| by Rowan, Kate

How do we get sick?Join Sam and his mom as they talk about germs and their bodies. Help them figure out how bodies fight off enemy germs.

| by Kuskin, Karla

Herbert hates being small, and Philomel hates being tall. They meet and see that they are the same height. They then understand that size is based on perspectives such as who you are standing next to.

| by Newman, Leslea

A chubby little girl has difficulty understanding why all people have different shapes and sizes. Her friend's mom tells a story that helps Belinda understand how people are different. Belinda ends up feeling good about herself.

| by Lipkind, William//Mordvinoff, Nicolas

A little tiny rooster is disliked by the other chickens. One night a meeting is held to find a night watch man. The little rooster volunteers but is told he's too small. He does it anyway and saver the day.

| by Taylor, Thomas

Little Mouse finds a big cupcake, but it is so big he can't carry it home. Other animals come by and ask to try the cupcake, but they can't help him carry it. After all the animals have some of the cupcake Little Mouse is sad. He cheers up when he realizes there's a positive side to the smaller cupcake.

| by Crews, Donald

School buses line up to take children to school then bring them home again. How many school buses are there on the last page?

| by Reid, Margarette

A young girl and her grandma spend time together making necklaces from beads. Beads can come in all different shapes, sizes, textures, and materials. They were used by many cultures throughout time. When she puts her necklaces together she learns about each bead.

| by Florian, Douglas

What is bigger than a pig?A variety of comparisons are expressed through poetic lyrics and illustrations, all of which are bigger than a pig.

| by Browne, Anthony

Willy the monkey is alone. One day, Willy becomes friends with Hugh. They do things together like go to the zoo.

| by Lipkind, William//Mordvinoff, Nicolas

Hobie, a boy chooses Steven, a runt horse as his pet. Everyone puts Steven down until he saves the day for the ranchhands and the owner.

| by Henkes, Kevin

Two circle dogs live in a big, square house with Mama, Papa, Big Sister, and Baby. They like to run, dig, jump, and eat circle snacks. Most of all they like to sleep.

| by Cantieni, Benita

Little Elephant explains to Big Mouse how things are different in size and how things are seen differently because of their size.

| by Steig, William

Amos is a mouse who gets stranded in the middle of the ocean. Boris the whale, comes to his rescue and they become the best of friends. Each helps the other to survive.
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