The reader is invited to count the animals that have frightened the monkeys off the pages.
While trying to cross a moat, Archimedes the Goat and Skinny the Hen learn why objects sink or float.
When Duncan arrives at school one morning, he finds a stack of letters, one from each of his crayons, complaining about how he uses them.
Henry, a very organized pig, frowns at the untidy farm where he lives, but after making a map to show where everything belongs, he and the other farm animals discover a big problem.
Little Chick does not feel very brave and mighty until he learns that he is descended from the fierce Tyrannosaurus Rex.
A hot pepper pie exposes the big bad wolf in this southwestern retelling of Little Red Riding Hood.
A boy shows a book he has made about all of the things he can do for himself, from making his own lunch to fixing his own toys.
A little boy in a sheriff’s hat and his dog deputy are bringing donuts home when the “Sheriff” is unable to resist getting rid of a slightly squished powdered donut, then wonders how everyone knows he ate it.
When the Gingerbread Man joins the children who made him on a school field trip to a fire station, he escapes being eaten by Spot the Dalmatian and rides along to a fire.
During an overnight rainstorm, a large and deep puddle forms across a city street, and the next day increasing numbers of creatures or things disappear into it, from one shaggy dog to nine robbers.
Like many amateur magicians, Hedgehog finds that his tricks don’t always proceed as planned. Mouse doesn’t quite disappear, Rabbit (being larger than Hedgehog) is difficult to pull from the hat, and Duckling is not quite brave enough to endure a turn as magician’s helper.
Nervous about the first day of school, Oliver brings an alligator to school for protection.
On the first day of school, the imaginative and energetic Billy clashes with a somber new teacher who will not believe his fanciful tales.
Penguin is tired of the snow and cold-so he decides to visit the beach! But when his favorite activities like skiing and skating don’t work so well on sand, can a new friend help Penguin learn how to have fun in the sun?