Friday, March 22, 2013

Rabbit Round-Up!

Here we are... Easter is practically upon us.  Oh Easter, why must you come so early this year?  I'm afraid all of the egg hunts will be chilly and wet in our parts of the world.  Oh well.  We'll just bundle the children up and make sure everyone is wearing galoshes, right?

In preparation for the day we've gathered together a whole slew of our very favorite rabbits!  We thought they might like to get together.  We're certain you'll recognize many (if not all of them).

"Calling all BUNNIES!  It's time!!!"

From left to right, we'd like to introduce you to...

Peter in Giant Treasury of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
Creative Bunny in Not a Box by Antoinette Portis
Homeless Bunny & friend in Home for a Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown, pictures by Garth Williams

Bouncy Baby Bunny in Bouncy Baby Bunny Finds His Bed by Joan Bowden, pictures by Christine Westerberg
Velventeen Rabbit in The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams, illustrated by Robyn Officer
Spotty in Spotty by Margret Rey, pictures by H. A. Rey

Nicholas in I Am a Bunny by Ole Risom, illustrated by Richard Scarry
Hoppi in The Easter Egg by Jan Brett
Leo in Leo the Lop by Stephen Cosgrove, illustrated by Robin James

And here we have (left to right):

White Rabbit inWhite Rabbit's Color Book by Alan Baker
Hare and family in Tops & Bottoms by Janet Stevens
Bunnies Resting in Bunny Day by Rick Walton, illustrated by Paige Miglio

Big Nutbrown Hare & Little Nutbrown Hare in Guess How Much I Love You by Sam Mcbratney, illsutrated by Anita Jeram
Max & Ruby in Max's Chocolate Chicken by Rosemary Wells
One of the flop-ears in Muncha! Muncha! Muncha! by Candane Fleming, illustrated by G. Brian Karas

Little Bunny & Mother Bunny in The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Clement Hurd
Kuh-nuffle & Nuffle Bunnies in Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity by Mo Willems
The two who do the wash in The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes by DuBose Heyward, illustrated by Marjorie Hack

Now tell us... Who's your favorite Bunny in the world of children's literature?
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