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  • When Jessie McWhistle's family tries to make her have a bath in the middle of the day, its just too much, and she decides to leave home. She attempts to follow the example of a happy pig in her deep oozy wallow. Full-color illustrations....


  • When Pa brings a turkey poult home to fatten for Christmas dinner, he assures Ma that it will be no trouble since it can live in a box by the stove and eat table scraps--and just think of the money we'll save! But it's not quite so simple to raise a ...


  • Another orginal picture-book fairy taleLarky Mavis, an eccentric soul, finds three peanuts in the middle of the road. The first tastes like liver and onions. The second, like bread pudding. And the third -- well, inside the third is a baby. Larky Mav...


  • Once there was a poor girl who had no mama and no papa and nothing at all, not even a name.  But then one day an Ogre comes knocking at the town’s gate, threatening to ravage the town unless the townspeople give him one of their fair maidens. Of c...


  • A boy and a girl are stripped and marooned on a small island for the night. They are the goats. The kids at camp think it's a great joke, just a harmless old tradition. But the goats don't see it that way. Instead of trying to get back to camp, they ...



  •  The woman policeman says why don't you come in here, and so I went. It was a little room with a table and some chairs. That was all. Instead of a window, there was a big mirror. I wouldn't look at that. I didn't want to see myself. I sat down and f...






  • "Show a little maturity," he said, which I've doped out to mean: Pass all your courses, avoid detection in all crimes and misdemeanors, don't get pregnant.Celine's father has left her with these instructions. She's not too worried about the last two,...


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    Brock Cole's first picture book in nearly ten yearsOnce there was an old man who ate so much his britches burst and his buttons popped one, two, three, into the fire. "Wife! Wife!" he cried. "We are undone! My britches have burst and my buttons are b...