A little girl goes to the meadow to play, but each animal she tries to catch runs away from her – until she sits still by the pond, and they all come back.
• 1956 Caldecott Honor Book •
This is a sweet little book about a little girl who wants to play with animals like a turtle, snake, chipmunk, etc. but when she gets too close they run away. But when she sits really still and quiet they come up to her and want to play.