Browse Abstracts (232 total)

| by Rius, Maria

Listen -- can you hear the birds chirping?Can you hear the chimes of the bells?Listen to the children sing and the waves splash. Your ears can hear so much if you use your sense to listen.

| by Cunningham, David

Imagine the sights and sounds of summertime by a country lake. During bright mornings, hot afternoons, and clear summer nights, the lake is full of life and beauty. Watch deer drink out of the lake and listen to frogs croak with delight as summer arrives.

| by McMillan, Bruce

Which of your five senses are you likely to use when you look at the photos?Learn English by reading the words printed in black and learn Spanish by reading the words in blue.

| by Wiesner, David

Wonderful illustrations show what might happen with different animals at night. There sure are a lot of frogs. Can frogs fly?

| by Van Laan, Nancy

A new baby learns how to count to ten. With each experience, the baby and her parents sing in Creole. Come along to enjoy the sights and sounds of the Haitian culture.

| by Rylant, Cynthia

Night is a dark experience. In the country, you hear very different sounds when it is this dark.

| by Hunter, Anne

Possum is determined to find out who has awakened him and all his animal friends from their winter naps. They soon discover that the Peep!Peep!Peep! is coming from an ambitious frog who is ready to begin spring.

| by Moss, Lloyd

How do different musical instruments sound when they are played?All the different instruments play together at the end in an orchestral performance. Do they receive an encore?

| by Munsch, Robert

Jason is repeatedly awakened from the noises his father makes when he is sleep walking. The last straw is when he finds him outside in the snow with only his pajamas on.

| by Carlstrom, Nancy White

When the first snow falls, the children know that winter is just beginning. To each child the snow means many different things. As Christmas nears the snow means Christmas.

| by Kroll, Virginia

Jamila has the important responsibility of watching her little sister when their mom goes to work. While trying to ignore unfamiliar creepy sounds, Jamila comforts her sister and herself by recalling their grandmother's stories about their native homeland, Africa.

| by Merriam, Eve

A variety of natural images are shown. These images ask the reader to pause and listen to their silent beauty.

| by Greene, Rhonda Gowler

When some barnyard animals catch the flu, it is up to the farmer to nurse them back to health and restore the barnyard song to its usual splendor.

| by McMillan, Bruce

A little girl shares exciting adventures with her grandfather on his trolley. Sounds and photographs make it an exciting trip!

| by Martin, Bill Jr.

All the haunting sounds of Halloween are pieced together in this house. A stool begins making noises, and then everything else joins in until the wind decides to join in and blows everything away.

| 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 Cowen, Catherine

Even though this little girl thinks she is a wonderful piano player, mother insists on lessons. But the piano is friends with the young girl and wants her to continue playing her own music. To avoid being sold, they take off on an exciting adventure.

| by Brown, Margaret Wise

A little kitten jumps in a hot air balloon to avoid being chased by mice. While up in the balloon, she explains all the sites she sees and sounds she hears until she is ready to land.

| by Pinkwater, Daniel

Old Mr. Wigger knows what has happened but no one will listen, not even the owner of the lunch wagon. Until the phantom strikes again.

| by Souhami, Jessica

The traditional animals on Old MacDonald's farm are revealed by lifting up some flaps. Maybe you'll discover a new visitor to his farm!
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