Old MacDonald is a super in an apartment building in the middle of the city. As the tenants move out, Old MacDonald moves vegetables and farm animals into the empty rooms. Everything is fine--until the day the owner comes by to collect the rent!
The Cricket in Times Square
by George Selden, Garth Williams
Georg Selden has written a whimsical tale of a little Connecticut cricket named Chester, whose entrapment in a wicker picnic basket leads to never-before-dreamed-of adventures in Times Square.
The Adventures of Taxi Dog
by Debra Barracca, Sal Barracca (Contributor), Mark Buehner, Phyllis J. Fogelman (Editor)
A stray dog in New York City is adopted by a taxi driver, with whom he thereafter rides and shares adventures each day.
Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile
by Bernard Waber
A cranky neighbor puts Lyle the crocodile in the zoo but experiences a changeof heart when Lyle saves him from a fire.
by Ruth Sawyer, Valenti Angelo (Illustrator)
A republication of the original 1937 Newbery Medal-winning classic follows the adventures of a free-spirited tomboy in 1890s New York as she traverses the city on a pair of roller skates.