Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears: A West African Tale
Reveals the meaning of the mosquito's buzz.
Snowmen at Night
Snowmen play games at night when no one is watching.
Book! Book! Book!
When the children go back to school, the animals on the farm are bored, so they go into the library in town trying to find something to do.
The Great Kapok Tree
The many different animals that live in a great kapok tree in the Brazilian rainforest try to convince a man with an ax of the importance of not cutting down their home.
When Strega Nona leaves him alone with her magic pasta pot, Big Anthony is determined to show the townspeople how it works.
Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!
After planting the garden he has dreamed of for years, Mr. McGreely tries to find a way to keep some persistent bunnies from eating all his vegetables.
Although he is a very tough pirate, Boris cries when his parrot dies.
The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses
Though she is fond of her people, a girl prefers to live among the wild horses where she is truly happy and free.
Chrysanthemum loves her name, until she starts going to school and the other children make fun of it.
Keats, Ezra Jack
Whistle For Willie
A little boy wishes so much he could whistle.
Frederick, the poet mouse, stores up something special for the long cold winter.
Grandma finds a way to dispel her grandchild's fear of thunderstorms.
Long Night Moon
Text and illustrations depict the varied seasonal full moons that change and assume personalities of their own throughout the year.
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs
The wolf gives his own outlandish version of what really happened when he tangled with the three little pigs.
Doctor De Soto
Dr. De Soto, a mouse dentist, copes with the toothaches of various animals except those with a taste for mice, until the day a fox comes to him in great pain.
Dear Mrs. LaRue: Letters from Obedience School
Gertrude LaRue receives typewritten and paw-written letters from her dog Ike, entreating her to let him leave the Igor Brotweiler Canine Academy and come back home.