"A Bargain for Frances", by Russell Hoban, pictures by Lillian Hoban - When Frances goes to play at Thelma's, her mother tells her to be careful, because Thelma usually outsmarts Frances. Frances decides to teach her a lesson about friendship, and how being careful is no fun. An I Can Read! book from 1970, starring the irrepressible badger Frances. See also "Bread and Jam for Frances".
Father Bear comes home. [Else Holmelund Minarik; Maurice Sendak] -- Describes the adventures of Little Bear in which he goes fishing, has the hiccups, looks for a mermaid, and welcomes Father Bear home from the sea.
"Sports Carnival" (Ella and Olivia series), by Yvette Poshoglian, illustrated by Danielle McDonald - one in a lovely series of illustrated easy to read chapter books about two sisters in real-life situations.