1"The sun did not shine, it was too wet to play, so we sat in the house all that cold, cold wet day. I sat there with Sally. We sat here we two and we said 'How we wish we had something to do.'"
The Cat in the Hat
2"The Mole had been working very hard all the morning, spring-cleaning his little home."
The Wind in the Willows
3"Most motorcars are conglomerations (this is a long word for bundles) of steel and wire and rubber and plastic, and electricity and oil and gasoline and water, and the toffee papers you pushed down the crack in the back seat last Sunday."
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
4"These two very old people are the father and mother of Mr. Bucket."
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
5"Here is Edward Bear, coming down the stairs now, bump bump bump, on the back of his head, behind Christopher Robin"
Winnie the Pooh
6"One sunny Sunday, the caterpillar was hatched out of a tiny egg. He was very hungry."
The Very Hungry Caterpiller
7"Mr. and Mrs. Brown first met Paddington on a railway platform. In fact, that was how he came to have such an unusual name for a bear, for Paddington was the name of the station."
8"Once upon a time there were four little Rabbits, and their names were-Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-tail, and Peter."
The Tale of Peter Rabbit
9"The primroses were over. Toward the edge of the wood where the ground became open and sloped down to an old fence and a brambly ditch beyond, only a few fading patches of pale yellow still showed among the dog's mercury and oak-tree roots. On the other side of the fence, the upper part of the field was full of rabbit holes."
The Turtle and the Hare
10"A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood. A fox saw the mouse and the mouse looked good. “Where are you going to, little brown mouse? Come and have lunch in my underground house.”