When Inge Maria arrives on the tiny island of Bornholm in Denmark to live with her grandmother, she’s not sure what to expect. Her grandmother is stern, the people on the island are strange, and children are supposed to be seen and not heard.
Plum the dog loves everything, and his enthusiasm knows no bounds–sometimes getting him in trouble.
Betty the gorilla gets very upset when she is unable to peel her banana, and every effort Mr. Toucan makes to help her only seems to make things worse.
Mr. Panda has a plate of doughnuts to share, but most of the other animals forget to say “Please.”
Iguana, Conejo, Tortuga, and Culebra are excited about having a spring party, but only Iguana is willing to do any of the work. Includes a glossary of Spanish words used.
Francis the fox enjoys everything about his Saturdays at Mr. Li’s Laundromat, except for Mr. Li’s granddaughter, Lily. When Lily plays a dirty trick on Francis, it’s up to the little fox to clean up and save the day.
The intelligence of dolphins is legendary. Research has shown they can learn simple languages, recognize themselves in mirrors, and understand gestures such as pointing, and are expert vocal mimics.
A fearless little boy ignores Grandma’s warning about nighttime monsters until he runs away and meets the two-headed giant’s three-headed brother.
Alice learns the importance of saying “please” as well as that this magical word will not lead to everything she wants.
Naughty Rabbit Foo Foo, who mistreats the other forest inhabitants, receives his just deserts from the Good Fairy.