A lonely rabbit searches for others of his kind from summer through winter until he finds one special bunny.
A young girl describes what she loves most in her garden during each season.
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 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.
William's father gives him a basketball and a train but these do not make him want a doll less.
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 young boy shares with his mother his daydreams about the father who left before he was born.
Written for beginning readers, the highlights and emotions of a child's year are evoked.
A mother reassures her little girl there is a way to know that someone far away loves you.
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 small boy enumerates for his sister the marvelous things he will do for her when he is grown up, such as bringing her coral from the bottom of the sea and building her the biggest bridge in the world.
Records the experiences of getting up and going to bed.
After moving, Thomas is reluctant to make new friends until he experiences a special night of trick-or-treating.
After she and her father take a walk and have a bedtime snack, a little girl is finally sleepy enough to go to bed.
Illustrations accompany couplets describing things that go together naturally, such as "Sand with sea" and especially "you with me."