Trickster Anansi the spider finds a magical rock that causes any person who comments upon it to faint. One by one, he lures his friends over to the rock and, once they have all passed out, steals their food. But when Anansi tries to trick Little Bush Deer, he may have met his match. Watercolor illustrations accompany this retelling of an African folktale, which can also be traced to the Caribbean.
The peddler wakes up bright and early, ready to begin his day and sell some caps. But everyone in town is missing. Where could they be? Then he realizes they must be at the county fair, and he rushes off to sell his caps to the crowd. Instead of selling, though, he finds himself caught in the middle of a circus on parade. And before he knows it, he and his caps are one of the star acts! Esphyr Slobodkina's classic artwork and timeless story are as...
Little Mouse worries that the big, hungry bear will take his freshly picked, ripe, red strawberry for himself. There is only one solution: to share the delicious strawberry with the narrator and eat it all up before the bear can get it.
En este libro ilustrado para niños, un pato va paseando por primera vez en una bicicleta. Influye a los demás animales de la granja que también prueban los bicis.
A duck decides to ride a bike and soon influences all the other animals on the farm to ride bikes too.
Three clever billy goats outwit a big ugly troll that lives under the bridge they must cross on their way up the mountain. Retells the traditional tale about three billy goats who trick a troll that lives under the bridge.
Follows the progress of a hungry little caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep. Die-cut pages illustrate what the caterpillar ate on successive days.