Browse Abstracts (232 total)

| by Lindgren, Astrid//Wickland, Ilon

Noisy Village is rich with traditions for children. Noisy Village is a fun, happy, and busy place during Christmas.

| by Isadora, Rachel

Pop!The numbers 1-1,000,000 are counted through pop art, ranging from astronauts, fish, and gargolyes to animals, flowers, and food. Can you count 1,000 jellybeans and 1,000,000 stars?

| by Munsch, Robert

Jonathon finally cleans his house -- but then he hears a noise. A wall in his house opens up and people rush through the house making a big mess. A computer is broken and a subway mistakes his house for a stop.

| by Denton, Kady MacDonald

Trying to get noticed with a new baby in the house, Anna pretends to be different animals. But even a lion, the biggest, loudest animal of all, still needs a nap!

| by Crews, Donald

A picturesque ride on a carousel which goes from empty to full, then faster and faster. Finally the carousel slows and stops.

| by Lyon, David

Truck driver Jim gets up when everyone else is going to sleep. He will drive seven hours to Woosterville to deliver strawberries. Drive along with Jim and his big truck.

| by Russo, Marisabina

It's Saturday morning, which means Celeste and her Mama make a trip to the market!As they walk through their urban neighborhood, Celeste and her Mama stop every few minutes. Mama always stops to talk, talk, talk with her friends. Will they ever make it to the market?

| by Whippo, Walt

A little white duck and his friends, little green frog, little black bug, and little red snake enjoy spending their time playing and swimming in the water.

| by Fox, Mem

An old woman sleeps but her dog is disturbed by all kinds of noises. The old woman dreams of all the important events in her life. When she wakes up, her family giving her a surprise 90th birthday party.

| by Fry, Christopher

Tom Crunch lives on a boat with his Uncle Jack. The only problem is that Tom is very bored, because his Uncle doesn't talk to him. In a big fog, Tom ventures out on a small boat. He meets a friend and a swan to keep him company while they look for the sky and sun which are lost in the fog.

| by Bright, Robert

Georgie, the ghost, makes spooky sounds to let the Whittaker's know when its time to go to bed. Herman, the cat, knows when its time to prowl and Miss Oliver, the owl, knows when to WHOO!When the Whittaker's fix the creaking sound, Georgie doesn't know what to do. Eventually everything gets back to normal.

| by Peters, Lisa

When a little duck comes back to soon for spring, he finds himself in the dead of winter. So the little duck imagines what it would be like if it were spring. To his surprise when he wakes the ice is melting and other ducks are around him.

| by Jonas, Ann

Come hear the enchanting sounds of the wild in all its wonder by taking a walk through nature. Shh!Quiet!Listen!The language of birds has many connections to the language of people.

| by Hest, Amy

It's baby ducks first day of school and she's a little bit nervous. Mr. and Mrs. Duck tell her to be brave because she's going to have so much fun. They hurry off to school and meet Grandpa duck on the way who gives baby duck the confidence she needs for the first day. Baby duck happily goes off to school with her new friend Dary Duck.

| by London, Jonathon

A boy dreams about what it would be like to ride on a train at night through the forest.

| by Cowley, Joy

One night as old men and women are going to sleep, the weather outside is stormy and noisy.

| by Hutchins, Pat

An owl tries to sleep during the day, but all the noisy animals keep him awake. At night when the animals are fast asleep, the owl is noisy and wakes them up.

| by Munsch, Robert

It is Mortimer's bedtime but he just will not stop singing. Everyone has yelled at him, even the police. What will make him stop singing?

| by Byars, Betsy

Ant is a young boy with a wild imagination. An imagination that allows him to be a bear and a dog. He also imagines a giant outside his window and experiences the careers of his dreams.

| by Tresselt, Alvin

Many different farm animals begin to wake each other up and start their days. Finally, the little boy who lives on the farm wakes and begins his day. This farm is full of many sights and sounds.
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