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Books in Easy-to-Read, Puffin series

  • The Little Red Hen: Level 2

    Harriet Ziefert

    Paperback (Puffin, Sept. 1, 1995)
    The classic tale of the hen who has no one to help her grow, harvest, and mill the wheat, but several who want to eat the fruit of her labors
  • Mummy Riddles

    Katy Hall, Lisa Eisenberg

    Paperback (Puffin, Sept. 1, 1999)
    Beginning and reluctant young readers will thoroughly enjoy a collection of forty-two easy-to-read and fun-to-share riddles about mummies, accompanied by lively, goofy illustrations. By the creators of Batty Riddles. Reprint.
  • Batty Riddles: Level 3

    Katy Hall, Lisa Eisenberg, Nicole Rubel

    Paperback (Puffin, Sept. 1, 1997)
    A collection of riddles about bats, including "Why did the little bat walk around in his pajamas? He didn't have a bat robe!"
  • Quick Chick

    Julia Hoban, Lillian Hoban

    Paperback (Demco Media, April 1, 1995)
    Although he seems much slower than the other chicks, Jenny Hen's youngest chick finally earns his name--Quick Chick.
  • Troll Country

    Edward Marshall, James Marshall

    Mass Market Paperback (Puffin, July 1, 1996)
    After reading a book about trolls and speaking to her mother who claims to have met one once, Elsie Fay passes through the part of the woods known as Troll Country and decides to meet a troll herself
  • Mike and Tony: Best Friends, Level 1

    Harriet Ziefert

    Paperback (Puffin, Jan. 1, 1994)
    Best buddies Mike and Tony enjoy doing everything together, from playing baseball to riding bikes, so their argument over a pillow fight keeps them apart for only a short while
  • A Snake Mistake

    Mavis Smith

    Paperback (Puffin Books, July 1, 1998)
    Farmer Henry puts light bulbs under his chickens so they will make more eggs. But instead of fooling his chickens, he fools Jake, the snake, who eats two light bulbs! Farmer Henry rushes Jake to the hospital. Can the doctors save him in time?
  • Get Ready For Second Grade, Amber Brown

    Paula Danziger, Tony Ross

    School & Library Binding (Turtleback Books, July 28, 2003)
    FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. These easy-to-read Amber Brown adventures focus on her life as a first-and second-grader.
  • Cat Games: Level 1

    Harriet Ziefert

    Paperback (Puffin, Sept. 1, 1995)
    Two cats, Matt and Pat, play hide-and-seek and a chasing game
  • When the TV Broke

    Harriet Ziefert, Mavis Smith

    Paperback (Puffin, Aug. 1, 1993)
    When the television breaks, Jeffrey is forced to find fun and imaginative ways to entertain himself.
  • Bob and Shirley

    Harriet Ziefert, Mavis Smith

    Paperback (Puffin, Jan. 1, 1999)
    Based on a true story, two large, old lobsters are caught in a net off the coast of Maine and put in a tank in a fish store window until some concerned humans picket the store. Reprint.
  • A Dog Named Sam

    Janice Boland, G. Brian Karas

    Paperback (Puffin, Jan. 1, 1998)
    Sam loves to fetch. He fetches socks. He fetches shoes. He fetches the neighbor?s clothesline! But Mother scolds, ?No, Sam!? Whether he?s trying to find a place to swim or a time to sleep, Sam is almost always in the doghouse! ?A surefire choice for dog lovers.? ?School Library Journal