When Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel, Mary Ann, lose their jobs to the gasoline, electric, and diesel motor shovels, they go to a little country town where they find that one new job leads to another.
After she falls headfirst into a bird's nest, a baby bat is raised like a bird until she is reunited with her mother.
After she falls headfirst into a bird's nest, a baby bat is raised like a bird until she is reunited with her mother
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.
Brief text and illustrations trace the journey of a colorful train as it goes through tunnels, by cities, and over trestles.
The train rolls along slowly at first, slowly enough to count the cars, to name their colors, and identify their functions, until it starts to pick up speed