(1st work) A little mouse thinks her name, Chrysanthemum, is perfect unitl she starts school and all the kids make fun of her. (2nd work) Monty, a dependable alligator taxi for three school children decides he needs a vacation. (3rd work) Jimmy brings along his pet boa constrictor on a class trip to the farm.
In "Strega Nona" Big Anthony finds himself knee-deep in trouble - and pasta - when he uses Strega Nona's magic pasta pot without her permission. In "Silvestre y la piedrecita magica," the Dunan family is beside itself when son Sylvester turns himself into a rock to escape the jaws of a hungry lion. In "Los patitos encuentran un hogar", Mrs. Mallard after raising her ducklings on an island in the Charles River in Boston, leads her brood to their permanent...
Trashy Town: "Hats off to Mr. Gilly, the always smiling, ever-energetic trash man who dumps it in, smashes it down and drives around the Trashy Town until his truck is full of glorious garbage."--Container box.
The paperboy: "Every Saturday morning a paperboy and his dog get ready to leave their nice warm bed to deliver a newspaper to every house along the route they both know by heart."--Container box.
Miss Nelson is back: "It's fun and game in...
Johnny Appleseed: Johnny Appleseed began traveling west as a young man, planting apple seeds in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and northern Indiana, leaving a legacy of achievement, fruit, and the spread of civilization through the American frontier. Miss Rumphius: Inspired by a true story, Miss Rumphius traveled near and far, witnessing beauty of all kinds, and went on to help make the world a more beautiful place with a simple handful of seeds.
Chato's kitchen: 'Cool cat' Chato invites a family of mice for dinner. They ask if they can bring a friend, who is also 'cool.' Chato and his guests have a very nice time, but in a much different manner than Chato had anticipated!
Too many tamales: Everyone is coming for Christmas dinner at Maria's house. She and her mother prepare by kneading the "masa" to make tamales. When her mother takes off her ring, Maria tries it on, and is beside herself...
Rapunzel: "A unique retelling of the classic story of Rapunzel, the girl with the long golden hair". Princess Furball: "A princess in a coat of a thousand furs hides her identity from a king who falls in love with her."
Can a train pulling half a mile of heavy-duty freight cars make it to Chicago ahead of a speedy little race car? Through the desert . . . Through the mountains . . . Through a blizzard . . . Vvvrrrrrrrrrrrrrrum! Chooka chooka chooka chooka! The race is on!
En estos cuentos se pregunta como los dinosaurios dan las buenas noches, como disfrutan su comida, lo que hacen en la escuela, y como se curan cuando estÃ¡n enfermos.
In these stories is pondered the different ways a dinosaur can say goodnight, the ways they enjoy their meals, what they do at school and how they get well when they are sick.
Told in rhyming text, young dinosaurs learn to read, but only after many mishaps, like chewing their books and throwing them at the cat--but eventually they learn to respect their books, treat them properly and read a lot!