When some pesky, seed-guzzling, fruit-pecking crows decide to throw their October harvest celebration in Jeb Scarecrow’s pumpkin patch, Jeb is determined to save his crop, and he makes plans for crashing their party.
Chicken thinks Scarecrow’s hat will make a nice nest, but first she must swap with Badger, Crow, Sheep, Owl, and Donkey.
Used to the morning commotion on the farm, but having nothing to say about it, a scarecrow is launched into wild dancing and giddy, all-join-in verse when a mouse skitters up his pant leg.
A friendly scarecrow with a suitcase encourages a young child to read, and together they explore such classics as “Moby Dick” and “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.”
The Scarecrow has always stood tall and straight, watching over the corn. Then one magical autumn night, he begins to stir. Free from his post, the scarecrow skips through the fields and leaps past the barn, dancing under the moon. But when he hears a young boy’s prayer for the farm, the scarecrow comes to understand where he belongs, and what he — only he — can do.
Early one morning, a little scarecrow whose father warns him that he is not fierce enough to frighten a crow goes out into the cornfield alone.
A young boy uses a witch hazel branch to make a scarecrow and has a mysterious encounter on the night of the harvest moon.
Scarecrows. They perch high above gardens and fields, with borrowed coats and button eyes and pie-pan hands that glint in the sun. What else is there to know about them? Perhaps more than we realize.
The scarecrow Tattercoats is proud to be so well-attended by the farmer’s children until fall and winter find him friendless and bedraggled, but in the springtime his faith is renewed.