Mrs. Cooney is Loony!- Mrs. Cooney, the school nurse, is so beautiful that A.J. has a crush on her-- even though he suspects she might be an international spy!
Pinch and Dash Make Soup- Pinch and Dash's disagreement over the use of pepper and hot sauce in their soup ends up spoiling the meal.
Tales for Very Picky Eaters- A father tells outlandish stories while trying to
get his young son, who is a very picky eater, to eat foods he thinks he
will not like.
What's Black and White and Stinks All Over?- George's magic burps threaten to ruin not only his
team's chances of winning a class field day, but also his audition to
be the fourth-grade sports reporter for his school's new closed-circuit
Won Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku- A cat arrives at a shelter, arranges to go home
with a good family, and settles in with them, all the while letting them
know who is boss and, finally, sharing his real name.
Grin and Bear It- Will stage fright prevent a very funny bear from becoming a stand-up comedian?
A Home For Bird- Vernon the toad takes the silent Bird on a journey in hopes of finding Bird's home.
It's A Dogs Life- Goodman explores such canine quandaries as, "Why
do dogs sniff everything?" and "What do they see when they look at a
sunset?" Goodman's engaging, humorous writing style grabs young
listeners and proves the perfect vehicle for offering choice tidbits on
canine evolution, breeds, and behavior.
King Jack and the Dragon- Jack, Zack, and Caspar build a castle fort, then
spend a day fighting dragons and beasts, but at day's end giants carry
away first Sir Zack, then Caspar, and King Jack is left to face night
Life in the Ocean- Listeners follow noted oceanographer Sylvia Earle
as her childhood adventures in the Gulf of Mexico help inspire her
life's work: discovering the secrets of "the blue heart of the planet."