Thursday, April 7, 2011

Bunny Books

It's Spring! While it may still be chilly, wet, and gray outside, signs of spring are popping up everywhere. Bunnies are a perennial springtime favorite in children's books. This past year some great new picture books have been published featuring bunny characters. Click on a title to check our library catalog. Happy Spring!
Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit by Il Sung Na

While other animals migrate, hibernate, or stay busy all winter, a little white rabbit watches.

A Very Big Bunny by Marisabina Russo
Amelia is so big that she is always last in line at school and none of the other students will play with her, but a special new classmate teaches her that size is not always the most important thing.
Bunny Bunny Catkin by Cathy MacLennan
Longer days. . .then brighter days. Mellow, yellow sun rays, Blossom in the breezes…Birds chirping, butterflies fluttering, bunnies hopping, flowers blooming--spring is in the air! Discover all the delights of the season in this joyful new book from Cathy MacLennan, author and illustrator of the popular Chicky Chicky Chook Chook. MacLennan's bold, colorful art and rhythmic language chock-full of fun-to-imitate sounds make this a wonderful read-aloud. (Summary courtesy of Syndetics, Inc.)
Quiet Bunny's Many Colors by Lisa McCue
Quiet Bunny loves the beautiful colors of springtime in the forest so much, he wants to change his fur's winter colors.
Ribbit Rabbit by Candace Ryan
 Frog and Bunny are the best of friends, even though sometimes they get into fights.

Suki the Very Loud Bunny by Carmela & Steve D'Amico
Unlike most bunnies, Suki loves shouting and playing in the mud, but when she disobeys her mother and leaves the burrow one day, her loud voice is what saves her.
Getting Dressed with Lily and Milo by Pauline Oud
 Lily the rabbit and Milo the mouse are going to play outside, but first Lily must get dressed. Guess what Milo does while Lily is dressing. Check out the other Lily and Milo books!
Roslyn Rutabaga and the Biggest Hole on Earth by Marie-Louise Gay
Roslyn Rutabaga is a rabbit. One day she has a plan to dig the biggest hole on earth. Will she succeed?

(Book summaries courtesy of TLC / Syndetics, Inc.)

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