Browse Abstracts (47 total)

| by Mkatshaw, Dumazile

Nhlanhla is getting married and her cousin, Priscilla, is going to sing at the ceremony. The day before the ceremony Priscilla loses her voice. Priscillaメs family comes up with many different remedies, including eating raw eggs and drinking hot garlic. Upset, Priscilla cries over her lost voice and sits down on a box of pins! With a hearty scream, her voice returns and she can sing for the wedding.

| by Blance, Ellen // Cook, Ann

Monster and the little boy decide to throw a party! They travel to the supermarket to find refreshments for their guests. They pack their shopping cart full of cookies, but when they go through the line, they realize that they donメt have enough money! Instead, they buy a few ingredients, so they can make cookies at home. Using a recipe book, they make a variety of shaped cookies. Surprisingly, these cookies take the shape of Monster when placed together. The cookies are delicious and everyone is pleased!

| by Bee, William

Billy is a very difficult child. Billy's father tries to please him by showing him the world's curliest trumpet, bounciest castle and smokiest train. He even takes Billy to the edge of outer space, but all Billy can say is whatever. In the end, Billy will get a taste of his own medicine.

| by Dahl, Michael

Two pigs decide to make a pie. They put in many different ingredients two-by-two.

| by Rounds, Glen

During this familiar folksong, an old lady swallows all sorts of animals. In each instance, she swallows another animal in hopes of catching the previously swallowed animal.

| by London, Jonathan

A group of children enjoy a beautiful summer day by swimming, playing in the hot sun, picnicking, and skipping rocks. Their day ends as they look up at the stars and dream of what tomorrow will bring.

| by Newcome, Zita

Join Maddy, Alphonse, Georgia, and other toddlers as they have fun exercising and discovering new moves while doing toddlerobics.

| by Egan, Tim

When three tigers walk into an elephant's cafe and start causing trouble, a duck fights back. As the tigers ask to eat each animal in the cafe, a food fight begins. When a pie hits the head tiger and he gets a taste of it, the good food is appreciated.

| by Brown, Marc

D.W. does not like much food, especially spinach. When she goes out to dinner, she throws a tantrum which embarrasses her parents. From then on she has to stay home with a babysitter until she agrees to try new things and eat what's on the menu. When she does this, she finds out she likes spinach.

| by Ray, Mary Lyn

At age six, Celeb comes to live with the Shakers and he spends the rest of his life in their unique culture. He learns their ways, their songs, and is inspired by angels.

| by Showers, Paul

What happens to your favorite foods after you eat them?They go through your body's digestive system. Your body uses what it needs to help you grow and then gets rid of the rest when you go to the bathroom.

| by Pittman, Helena Clare

Rosa wants to paint a still-life picture. First she has to gather the vegetables from her garden that she will use in her painting. Once she is done painting, what will Rosa do with all the vegetables?She's going to make still-life stew!

| by Davies, Kay//Oldfield, Wendy

The different characteristics and uses of an apple are presented. Also included are a glossary, things to do with an apple, and a series of fun facts about apples.

| by Nottridge, Rhoda

It is important that our bodies do not consume too much sugar because it can be bad for our health. Sugar come from sugarcane and is processed in a sugar factory. Learn about the history of sugar and about artificial sweeteners.

| by Wellington, Monica

Mr. Baker enjoys making, decorating, selling, and eating his cookies.

| by Bloom, Valerie

Counting fruit can be fun, especially if you get to eat it when you're done!From half a pawpaw to ten bananas, these two sisters count it all. They forget one thing though -- eating too much can make you sick!

| by Smith, Alastair

What happens to food after we eat it?It goes on a long and interesting journey through our bodies. Learn what happens as we follow the process of digestion for solid and liquid foods.

| by Chanko, Pamela//Chessen, Betsey

Do you ever wonder where orange juice comes from?Follow the growth of an orange from a tiny seedling to the ripe, juicy fruit that is squeezed to make orange juice.

| by Wagner, Karen

Two little boys show how to make chocolate chip cookies through a set of one word instructions.

| by Aliki

How do you taste your favorite food or see an airplane in the sky?Your five senses let you see, hear, touch, taste, and smell. You may use one sense or several at one time. Wherever you go and whatever you do, your senses are always working for you.
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