Browse Abstracts (63 total)

| by Fatio, Louise

The happy lion is unhappy because all of his friends have mates. His good friend, Francios, takes him to the circus one day and he falls in love with a beautiful lioness. One night, he sneaks out to meet her and takes her back to his cave at the zoo. After many protests, the zoo keeper and the lion trainer decide she can stay. The lion is happy once again.

| by Bridwell, Norman

Timmy has a job at the zoo helping out Mr.Penny. When Mr. Penny goes out of town, his wife takes over and tries to change everything in the zoo. When Timmy tells Mr. Penny, things turn around quickly.

| by Morozumi, Atsuko

Daddy brings home a nice and helpful gorilla from the zoo. The gorilla stayed until someone said he used to live in Africa. The gorilla was brought back to Africa, and even though he is missed, he is happy there.

| by Hillenbrand, Will

Down by the station, early in the morning the train takes off to pick up all the baby animals. Not only can you hear the puff and toot of the train, but also all of the sounds that the animals make. They are on their way to the zoo with all of the children, and when they arrive they all play outside.

| by Friskey, Margaret

Rackety goes out one day to learn something. Rackety is able to read the signs in the garden and is excited, but then a dog comes along and spoils it for him. He goes to the zoo and finds happiness there after he is able to read the sign and finds that no dogs are allowed.

| by Rey, H.A.

Curious George, an African monkey, becomes quite adventurous as he travels on boats, to zoos, and many other places. After taking in the sights and getting into mischief, George is captured and must live at the zoo.

| by Seuss, Dr.

Young Gerald McGraw goes through the different changes he would make if her ran the zoo. He would add many new kinds of animals. Then everyone would think that he is the best zookeeper ever.

| by Hassett, John//Hassett, Ann

Nana Quimby saves the day when she executes a creative plan to rescue stranded cats from a tree outside her window. The old woman called the firehouse, police station, library, and zoo for help but no one was willing to lend a hand.

| by Rylant, Cynthia

Mr. Putter and Tabby decide to help Mrs. Teaberry when she hurts her foot. Her dog is supposed to be a dream dog, but he turns into a nightmare everyday when Mr. Putter takes him for a walk.

| by Greene, Carol

A group of kids bake the world's biggest birthday cake for their friend in an old water tower by heating it with a volcano. They decorate it with hedges, a pond, a zoo, a circus, and a brass band.

| by Carlstrom, Nancy White

What would you do if you lived at the zoo?Would you stay with the lions and tigers or would you hang with the monkeys?How would you talk to the animals at the zoo?Take a trip to this zoo and find out just exactly what you would do if you live at a zoo.

| by Chittum, Ida

A truckload of baboons were mistakenly taken to Appleton Hoo's farm instead of Happleton Zoo. The baboons get out of their cage and get into much mischief. They finally ended up back at the zoo.

| by Carle, Eric

A little chameleon catches flies with his sticky tongue. One day the chameleon goes to the zoo and wishes he could be like all of the animals. His wish comes true. The chameleon sees a fly but he can not catch it because he is mixed up. He wishes he could be himself again.

| 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 Gosselin, Kim

Justin goes to the allergist for the first time. He has to be tested to see if he has any allergies. The tests are quick and painless. For doing so well at the doctor, Justin's mom takes him and his friend Ashley to the zoo for the day. While at the zoo, Justin, his mom, and Ashley play a fun game. They try to find as many allergy triggers as they can. How many zoo allergy triggers can you find?

| by Marx, Trish

A family in Budapest, Hungary enjoys taking family trips to the zoo to see the hippos. When the war hits their city, they save the hippos by collecting all the straw things that they can to feed them.

| by Knight, Hilary

Wallace, an orange orangutan, lives in a cage in a zoo. Wallace is very curious about the world outside of the zoo, so he goes on adventures to discover this outside world. Although Wallace is curious about the outside world he always returns to his cage at the zoo.

| by dePaola, Tomie

Bill and Pete are best friends who leave the Nile in search for Pete's cousin, Little Jane Allison Crocodile. Little Jane has been stolen and taken to the United States. Bill and Pete get separated when Pete helps a rich lady retrieve her purse. Bill joins forces with alligators from the swamp to save cousin Jane- just as Pete escapes the rich lady!

| by Weitzman, Jacqueline

A little girl spends a day with her grandma at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. When the little girl decides to bring along her bright yellow balloon, a security guard sees her and quickly tells her that she can't bring it in. He assures her he will watch over it as she views the exhibits, but the task ends up being more work than he ever imagined. (A Wordless Book).

| by London, Jonathan

A little girl named Katie is curious about adoption and who her real mom is. Katie goes to the zoo and adoptes a stuffed Koala so sch can protect and teach someone.
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