Describes the seasonal changes that accompany the arrival of summer and details some of the ways in which people enjoy this season, from eating ice cream and watching fireworks to swimming in the lake.
One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish,
A story-poem about the activities of such unusual animals as the Nook, Wump, Yink, Yop, Gack, and the Zeds.
A couple of boys have the best week ever
Friends James and Eamon enjoy a wonderful week at the home of Eamon's grandparents during summer vacation.
Come on, rain
Tess, her friends, and their Mamas join in a joyous rain dance when their prayers are answered and the skies let loose after a long drought has parched the land.
The story of Ferdinand
Leaf, Munro, 1905-1976.
A gentle Spanish bull would much rather smell flowers than fight
Lee, Suzy, 1974-
A wordless picture book shows a little girl's first experiences at the beach, as she goes from being afraid of the roaring waves to playing on the shore while gulls soar overhead.
Over and under the pond
Messner, Kate, author.
Celebrates the forms of life that live above and under a pond, including turtles, red-winged blackbirds, blue herons, minnows, frogs, and catfish.
The watermelon seed
After swallowing a watermelon seed, a crocodile imagines a scary outcome.
In a dramatically lit picture book, a boy and his family find magic in a summer blackout when they go up to the roof to escape the heat and discover a whole new view of the sky, their neighbors and life without the distractions and noise that comes with electricity.
Schachner, Judith Byron.
A mischievous Siamese kitten named Skippyjon Jones transforms himself into the legendary Spanish sword fighter Skippito when he is banished to his room, in a hilarious picture book that celebrates the power of imagination. 35,000 first printing.
The Stinky Cheese Man and other fairly stupid tales
A revisionist storyteller provides his mad, hilarious versions of children's favorite tales in this collection that includes "Little Red Running Shorts," "The Princess and the Bowling Ball," "Cinderumpelstilskin," and others.
City Dog, Country Frog
Through the seasons, whenever City Dog visits the country he runs straight for Country Frog's rock to play games with him, but during the winter things change for them both.
Should I share my ice cream?
In a latest entry in a Geisel Award-winning series, the friendship between reserved Gerald and fun-loving Piggie is tested when Gerald faces a difficult decision.