A young boy rides the bus across town with his grandmother and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things.
Imogene Poplar, a private investigator made of wood, is sent by a reporter and Tameka's Uncle Ray in search of the missing Oliver K. Woodman, and her journey is related through the letters and postcards of those she meets along the way.
Oliver K. Woodman, a man made of wood, takes a remarkable journey across America, as told through the postcards and letters of those he meets along the way.
Magnolia is a little girl with a big idea, determination, and one very heavy upright piano that she insists on taking with her to the beach, but in a series of mishaps, Magnolia quickly learns that a piano does not mix well with sand, sun, and seagulls.
A child provides insights, based on personal experience, into everything that can go wrong if one brings an alligator to school for show-and-tell.
Gritch the witch flies to Old MacDonald's farm for some pigs to make a piggie pie, but when she arrives she can't find a single porker.
Jimmy's boa constrictor wreaks havoc on the class trip to a farm.
Jimmy's birthday party at SeaLand turns out to be a big splash when everyone ends up in the big tank.
Jimmy's boa constrictor creates havoc in his gym class and his antics leads to the formation of an unusual basketball team.
When an author starts writing, children yell that they want more bears in the story.