A young girl describes what she loves most in her garden during each season.
A lonely rabbit searches for others of his kind from summer through winter until he finds one special bunny.
A child reminisces about the many moments of joy and playfulness he used to share with his dear old companion, who has, sadly, made a new friend. Although he is sad, he finds the strength to keep his head high and sets o...
A mother's words help a little boy imagine the sights and sounds of the seashore, even though he's never seen the ocean.
Records, in rhymed text and illustrations, the experiences of getting up in the morning and going to bed at night.
A mother explains to her son that dandelion fluff carries seeds, waves go back to the sea, the wind moves elsewhere, and other natural happenings.
Sally describes a loving and lovable old lady in her neighborhood who grows flowers, waves to children when they pass her house, and bakes cookies for them at Christmas.
A little girl, answering her mother's question about why she likes to be little, describes some of the special pleasures of being a child.
William's father gives him a basketball and a train but these do not make him want a doll less.
A mother visiting Paris brings back to her daughter all her best memories, of the beautiful fountains, the sparkling Seine, parks like paintings, and paintings like parks.
After seeing all the animals in the zoo, Peter still likes the pigeons he sees every day best.
A mother explains to her son that in nature an end is also a beginning as day gives way to night, winter ends and spring begins, and, after it stops falling, rain makes clouds for other storms.
A little girl delights her brother with a series of promises about all the wonderful things she'll do to make him happy as they both grow up.
After she and her father take a walk and have a bedtime snack, a little girl is finally sleepy enough to go to sleep.
Describes how each animal sleeps in its own special place, in its own special way.
A family's noisy little poodle barks at everything, disturbing the father, until the day everyone else goes out and the father and poodle are left alone together.
A little girl knew her friend hated her but she didn't know why until she finally got up courage to ask why they were being so rotten to each other.
Written for beginning readers, the highlights and emotions of a child's year are evoked.