While his mother and father are away, a little elephant goes to visit his uncle. And what a time they have! Uncle Elephant makes wishes come true, tells amazing stories, and trumpets the dawn. The visit is perfect, except for one thing - it ends much too soon.
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.
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.
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?
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?
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.
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?