In Arthur Makes the Team, Arthur is thrilled to make the Little League team but worries that he won't be able to play as well as all his friends. At practice, he acts like a klutz, nad Francine won't let him forget it. The first game creeps closer...will Arthur be able to show his teammates they can count on him?
When Arthur's third-grade class goes hunting for fossils at Rainbow Rock State Park, Buster actually finds one. There's just one problem: he wants to keep it. Can Arthur persuade Buster to return the important discovery, or will it stay buried forever in the back of Buster's closet?
In Arthur's Mystery Envelope, it looks like trouble when the principal asks Arthur to take home a large envelope marked CONFIDENTIAL. In Arthur and the Scare-Your-Pants-Off Club, Arthur and his pals can't wait for the next book in the Scare-Your-Pants-Off series, only to find out when the book arrives at the library that the series has been banned!
"Plain pasta for the brain"
This special collection of Arthur's adventures includes Arthur's First Sleepover, Arthur's Tooth, Arthur's Birthday, Arthur's Pet Business, Arthur's New Puppy, and Arthur Writes a Story.
Arthur's friend Buster is searching for a crime to solve. So when the quarters Arthur has collected for Mrs. MacGrady's charity drive mysteriously disappear, Buster is committed to cracking the case. Will Buster be able to prove Arthur's innocence so that he can attend the class picnic?
When it comes to square dancing, there's no better pair than Arthur and Francine. But does one of them have a different idea of what it means to be partners?
This collection includes five great stories about everyone's favorite aardvark.
Arthur and his pals can't wait for the next book in the Scare-Your-Pants-Off series, until they learn that a parents' group is trying to ban the popular books. The gang learns about standing up for what's right as they get help from a surprising source.
After Arthur calls Francine a marshmallow, she refuses to speak to him. Then Mr. Ratburn pairs them up for a homework project. They reluctantly go to the library for research and, when the library closes, find themselves locked in. Will Arthur and Francine set aside their differences and work together to find a way out?
At a reenactment of the Middle Ages, Arthur and his class compete for a trophy against the students at Glenbrook Academy. They find themselves falling behind until Arthur really thinks about what people say.
When Arthur finds Sue Ellen's lost diary at the library, he wonders whether or not to read it before he returns it to her.
The gang is so excited when they get coveted tickets to the BINKY concert. And now, Arthur is in for the chance of a lifetime. But will he realize that not sharing the excitement with his friends will make for a hollow experience?
After Fern and Sue Ellen take a popularity test in a magazine for teenage girls, the two start changing, leaving their friends longing for the old Fern and Sue Ellen to return.
Arthur wants to enter a jingle in the Crunch Cereal Contest, but he can't seem to come up with anything. Just when he's about to give up he hears D.W. singing a catchy tune. But can he call that jingle his and enter it in the contest?
Muffy is so sure that Francine cannot be nice for an entire week that she bets her Princess Peach watch on it, and now it is up to Francine to keep her temper.
When Arthur wins the "How I Can Help Make America Great'' contest, he and his classmates are excited about attending the special ceremony at the White House. But when Arthur learns he has to recite his winning essay on TV, he is terrified!
When his notes are blown away by the helicopter's wind, it is his irrepressible sister, D. W., who saves the day and underscores Brown's message that "We can all help to make America great by helping others.''
Francine needs a new bike, but all her parents can give her is her dad's old one...and it is ancient. When the bike disappears, Francine thinks her problem is solved, but she soon finds herself anything but relieved.
It feels as if it's going to be a long season for Arthur as he struggles to sharpen his baseball skills. But before it's all over, he learns an important lesson about teamwork.
Arthur finds everything about Halloween scary: his little sister's costume, even his morning snack! But he's most afraid of the big spooky house on the corner where no one wants to go trick-or-treating. His fears are eventually soothed once Arthur realizes things don't always turn out the way you imagine.
Arthur is plainly worried about the new baby expected at his house, but his plucky kid sister, D. W., is delighted. While D. W. learns how to diaper and helps her mother pack for the hospital, Arthur keeps his distance. But one day, when D.W. has to ask for Arthur's help to keep Baby Kate from crying, he steps in and learns that the new addition to his family isn't so bad after all.