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.
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?
"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.
A young Latino boy loves car rides as he takes a wild journey to the stars... Marco B.'s hand out the window with the wind rushing around it takes him outside the car as he fantasizes about flying.
Cat loves to nap. If only he could find a good resting place to hide from playful (and wide awake) Kitten! Opposites and hide-and-seek make this a fun story for nap time -- or anytime.
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.
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.
Flynn and Paddy live on an island with their mom and dad. When they witness a dragon snatch their dog, Coco and fly away the brothers determine to bring her home. They prepare the night before making sandwiches (not quite like mom's) and packing needed supplies like rope.
A flip-sided book, turn around and the story keeps going... Animal parents and their children share all the times they say "I Love You" with a hug.
A robot loses his arm and the little mini robot that takes care of him gets the readers help to find it. Take a paper-cut journey through home, garden, library, amusement park, aquarium, workshops and the big city.
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.