Browse Abstracts (62 total)

| by Ernst, Lisa Campbell

Chuck, the squirrel, and Stuart are best friends. Their favorite place is an ancient tree in town. When Chuck and Stuart's tree is threatened of being cut down, they join together to build a park that will save the ancient tree.

| by Boegehold, Betty

Pippa is a field mouse involved in various activities with her family and animal friends. Pippa works, plays, skates, and prepares for Christmas.

| by Allen, Jeffrey

Mary Alice is a switchboard operator on whom everyone depends. She completes her job perfectly until one day, when Karen squirrel plays dangerous games with her.

| by Novak, Matt

Mr. Floop shares his lunch with animals in the park, but then Mr. Floop is hungry. A woman stops by and shares her lunch with Mr. Floop.

| by Tresselt, Alvin

Johnny Maple-Leaf begins his life as a small brown bud. As time passes and the seasons change, he grows and develops into a mature leaf. Throughout his life, he encounters many animals. The other leaves help to keep him company, whether in the trees or on the ground.

| by Reeves, Katherine

Henry and his dog, Laura, live and travel with the circus. When a problem occurs with their newest member, a giraffe, Henry has to do some critical thinking to solve the problem. Henry becomes friends with the cloud eater in the process.

| by Cole, Sheila

Beautiful illustrations show a little girl, her dad, and several animals prepare for a rainstorm. After the rain stops, the animals come out of their shelters, and the girl and her dad go back outside to pick blueberries.

| by Numeroff, Laura

Chimps don't wear glasses. And many other animals don't do silly human activities but when imagination is put to work anything can happen. For example, have you ever seen yaks wearing tuxedos and hippos on boats, and others who ride in parades full of floats?

| by Numeroff, Laura

The three chicken sisters find happiness as they cook, sing, and knit, although they don't do any of these things very well. This bothers their neighbors until a wolf moves in next door. The neighbors are all frightened by the wolf, but the sisters' cooking, singing, and knitting make him move out of town.

| by Hall, Malcolm

A printing press, run by animals, has a mystery. Someone is stealing the letters which ends up making very confusing headlines.

| by Wildsmith, Brian

It looks like animals are climbing up a tree trunk. Surprise!The trunk turns into a huge elephant.

| by Banks, Kate

The bird, the monkey, and the snake all share a tree for a home in the jungle. They don't always get along, but when their tree falls over, they must go in search of a new home. Just when it seems like every home is already taken, they meet the frog who offers to share his home. Now that there are four in the tree, they must all get along.

| by Moss, Miriam

Different animals move through the woods and plants with some clues. At the end of the trip, why is there a wolf dressed in human clothing?

| by Henkes, Kevin

Oh!How white everything is in the morning when it snows. Everyone wants to play in the snow. Squirrels, cats, dogs, rabbits, and children get excited to play in the snow. When the sun goes down, the snow looks blue and play time is over for everyone.

| by Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman

Everytime Jason Bear does something terrific, he gives himself a star. He soon realizes that his behavior is ruining his friendships. Thus, Jason Bear decides to change.

| by McPhail, David

During his lessons on how to be a bear, a young bear discovers his love for drawing. As he grows he continues to practice, getting encouragement from his mother, his teacher, and most of all from himself.

| by Marino, Dorothy

Buzzy bear wants to see his first snow fall. He helps the little woodland creatures and birds get food and then makes a surprise for his father when he returns home.

| by Kesey, Ken

It is autumn, and Big Double the Bear is eating everything in sight to prepare for hibernation. Little Tricker the squirrel must save his friends and his home from the very hungry bear.

| by Schonberg, Marcia

From A to Z, various facts about Ohio are given. Each letter of the alphabet represents past and present symbols and accomplishments of the state of Ohio. Johnny Appleseed, eight presidents, Quaker Oats, and the Underground Railroad are all associated with Ohio.

| by Kirk, Daniel

Join a young boy as he wanders into the snow to meet new friends. His friends are missing their noses, hats, and part of their family. Help the boy try to find what his new friends need.
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