Anna Goes on Vacation
Anna packed her pajamas and slippers. Her toothbrush was in her backpack, too. And her favorite book.
Mortimer the Miserable
Mortimer the Magic Hat could make almost anything appear.
Shelby The Shy
My name is Shelby, and I’m shy.
A Castle Around The Corner
Every day, my dad, my sister Jocelyn, and I walk our dog, Strawberry.
After he ate his breakfast of hay and oats, Willie the donkey had nothing to do. He galloped across his small pasture and rolled in the dirt. “Ah-choo!” The dirt made Willie sneeze. So he looked around for something better to do.
Cardboard boxes, tape and string— stick them all together and you have a new thing:
Where's The Rain?
“I’m hot,” said a bee, buzzing slowly by a tree.
The Watermelon Seed
Once there was a watermelon seed. It was smooth and black and shiny. It lay under the moist, soft brown earth.
Sounds Of Spring
All over the world, birds announce the spring with their own unique sounds. In the Eastern European country of Ukraine, the stork and the cuckoo have especially strange ways to welcome spring.
Two for One
Petey, my next-door neighbor, called to me from his front porch. I sat on the steps next to him and watched him play his new guitar.
Iris Loves To Swing
Iris loves to swing.
Little Turtle's Toy Boat
Papa Turtle made a toy boat for Little Turtle.
Sing Softer, Maggie
Maggie loved to sing.
Sarah skipped happily beside Mama. She was on her way to visit the polar bear at his new home in the zoo. They stopped by a shiny railing around a large pool.
Midnight and the Night Watchman
Snow falls. A thick white blanket covers the city streets. Tom the night watchman clicks open the padlock of the south truck yard.
The salty breeze sneaks through the open porthole and tickles my cheek.
With a grownup, cut out boats along the solid lines.
A Meal Fit For A King
Gorilla clapped her hands. “I am so happy!” she said. “The Great King Ape is coming for dinner!”
There's A Dragon In My Tree House
Jaina skipped out to play, then skidded to a stop. She had a problem. A big one. Her problem was rumbling and grumbling. Her problem had shiny, spiny scales and a long tail.
After the snow falls, a gray squirrel peeks out of a hole in an oak tree. He climbs up the tree’s trunk. Snow slips off as he leaps across a big branch.
Max And Kate
Max and Kate are making a hideout in the backyard with a table and blankets. Mo and Kiwi smell the yummy cookies.
Puff And Pip Search For Home
Puff and Pip lived in a burrow in the middle of a field.
Nicholas And Mr. Pig
Nicholas flopped belly down on the cool grass beside the rock where he’d left his play dough pig to dry.
Max and Kate
Kate, Max, and Charlie are at a carnival.
Excuse Me, Mr. Thunder!
“We need a good night’s sleep,” Ally told her baseball bat as she closed her eyes. “Tomorrow is a big day.”