A rhyming alphabet book in which a boy tosses a snowball to his dog and starts an avalanche that engulfs the entire universe until it has to reverse itself and become a snowball again, ending up in the dog's mouth.
In the eyes of an imaginative boy, his dog becomes a seal when he is slick with soap, a billy goat when he chews the mail, a croc when he crouches beneath the table stalking a crumb, and other animals.
At Christmas-Hanukkah time, a Christian woodcarver gives a carved angel to a young Jewish friend, who struggles with accepting the Christmas gift until he realizes that friendship means the same thing in any religion.
A father reads his children a bedtime story about two villains whose plot to steal money and cover everything in slime is unsuccessfully countered by every superhero until Extremely Boring Man comes along with the power to put everyone to sleep.
Learn about the balls used in basketball, soccer, football, tennis, handball, golf, volleyball, and ping pong: how they're made, why they look the way they do, some amazing facts about their history...and a bit about the games that use them, too.