In Baby Looking Out and Other Stories, A baby visits Philadelphia and looks out on his family having breakfast, on people walking down the streets. The more he looks the more he sees.
A monkey finds a top hat, a bat, a kite, a turtle and a skateboard amongst the houses, trees, and parks of Defence Colony in New Delhi.
A boy gets run away by a shoe, a scooter driver by a sound, and Joey by his mood. Twin girls and their brother get new clothes.
Miss Hadd tells young children a frightening story—a story that could come true because all her stories are true.