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One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree Review

A boy and his whirly-twirly toy is the first thing down the throat of a hungry yellow snake. Many creatures follow as the boy urges the snake to give in to his base appetite.

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Hotel Bruce

Every year Bruce travels south with his goslings on their migration to Miami. It is a tiring trip making him grumpy and longing for the peace and quiet of home. Instead he finds his den turned into a forest hotel run by a trio of mice. He suffers possum pillow fights, a fox trying to eat their guests and a moose hogging his bed until a bus full of new guests are too much!

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Mother Bruce

Bruce is a grumpy bear that has no time for anything else except his favorite thing: eggs. When baby geese come out of four eggs instead of a hard boiled meal this bear gets frantic to rid himself of these new babies calling him mama. Eventually they crawl into his grumpy heart just in time for them to become stubborn teenage geese.

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Nick the Knight, Dragon Slayer

Nick the Knight has big dreams and they all feature fighting Breakhorn the Dragon... only this old dragon doesn't want to fight... He makes up excuses to send the little knight away but which bring him back to the dragon. Will he finally fight Nick or are these visits adding up to an... unexpected friendship?

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A Chapter Experiment: Beatrice Zinker, Upside Down Thinker

Beatrice Zinker does everything better upside down! Over summer break she's missing her best friend, Lenny, but they have a top secret plan once school is back in session! Only Lenny doesn't come in a matching ninja suit on the first day of third grade... no! She's totally different with not only a cool new look but also a cool new friend... and there doesn't seem to be a place for Beatrice.

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A Pattern For Pepper

Pepper has a special occasion coming up and her mother takes her to the tailor for the perfect dress... As Pepper is shown a pattern and it's origins explained she has a reason why it won't work: "Dotted Swiss? Too plain. Houndstooth? Not enough color. Pinstripe? Too glum." Will he be able to find the right fabric for her first dress?

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Do Not Take Your Dragon to Dinner

"It's a special occasion! It's time for a treat. Time to dress up and go out to eat." But please, do not take your dragon to dinner. Why? Because his manners are atrocious. A diverse group of children all learn the embarrassing reasons not to take their dragons to dinner.

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There, There

There's no other way to say it, Hare is a whiner, he complains about every bad that happens in the grumpiest way possible. Bear, his friend and roommate is very patient and enduring, only saying There, There... until one day he's had enough, he drags Hare out to the mud for a lesson with the humblest of earthworms.

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The Fog

Icyland is a special place that people like to visit and the home of Warble, a small yellow bird who loves to human watch. When a deep fog rolls in and lingers the other birds don't seem to mind but Warble becomes concerned. It's not until a Red-hooded Spectacled Female (Juvenile) also notices the fog that Warble decides to do something about the spreading fog.

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Wade’s Wiggly Antlers

Wade is a moose in the midst of winter. One day playing with his friends he notices his antlers are wiggly. This worries him and he runs home to his mom who tells him they will grow back in the summer. This doesn't reassure him and he struggles to deal with the idea that they will be gone... once they do fall off he is amazed at how he feels.