Because she does exactly as she is told, Amelia Bedelia is fired from one job after another.
Spending the summer with their grandparents, Liza, Jed, and Bill explore an island believed to be haunted by ghosts.
Absent-minded Miss Molly tries to remember why she tied a string around her finger--and why all her friends plan to see her at eight.
Directions very young readers can follow for making Christmas and Chanukah decorations for home and school from inexpensive household materials.
Three children vacationing on Pirate Island discover a long-lost family "treasure."
Missing garbage scraps, a red sweater found in the woods, and a trapped puppy lead three children, staying with their grandparents, to think someone is in need.
Aunt Emma's nine cats prove that there aren't too many of them when they catch a burglar.
Intrigued by stories of local pirates and buried treasure, three children decide to find out the truth about Hermit Dan and his ancestors.
Minneapolis Simpkin is not allowed to have a pet, so she finds the most unusual replacement.
Literal-minded Amelia Bedelia does household chores and gets dinner ready.