And Big Cat Stories
Explains the sad fate of tigers, which are considered to be in serious danger of extinction.
Would You Rather Be a Bullfrog?
A series of choices presented in rhythmical and rhymed questions poses questions for pondering: "Would you rather be a dog or be a cat?", "Would you rather live in igloos or in tents?", "Would you rather be a mermaid with a tail instead of feet?"
Biscuit and the Baby
With the baby sound asleep, curious and excited Biscuit has to be patient and extra quiet before getting a chance to meet the new addition to the family. Reprint.
Amelia Bedelia and the Surprise Shower
As the ladies of the sewing circle discover, much to their dismay, when it comes time to plan a surprise bridal shower for Miss Alma, housekeeper Amelia Bedelia takes all of her orders quite literally, in a newly illustrated edition of the popular easy reader. Simultaneous.
Grasshopper on the Road
As Grasshopper sets out to follow a road, he meets some unusual characters.
Little Bear's Visit
Little Bear spends a day with Grandmother and Grandfather Bear and has so much fun he falls fast asleep
Arthur's Honey Bear
Arthur decides to sell his old toys but cannot make a decision about the stuffed bear given to him by his father
Is It Hanukkah Yet?
A little girl waits with great anticipation all day until the sun sets and Hanukkah can begin.
Cinderella's Countdown to the Ball
In brief, simple text, Cinderella counts from one magic coach to twelve clock chimes, and back to one glass slipper as she and the prince live happily ever after.
Making Your Own Days
The Pleasure of Reading and Writing Poetry
Selections from the work of sixty-five poets, from Homer and Ovid to Frank O'Hara and John Ashberry, accompany a discussion of poetry, including meter, line division, rhyme, and poetic forms