I Don't Want a Rabbit by Ingrid Prins

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The improbable storyline makes it a dubious choice for addressing the very real theme of grief over the loss of a pet, and generic cartoonish illustrations do little to add to the book’s appeal.
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Timothy doesn’t want a rabbit. But one day, there’s a rabbit at the door.
Timothy tries all kinds of ways to get rid of him, but what’s the best way?
And why doesn’t Timothy want a rabbit?

A moving story about caring for (and saying goodbye to) beloved pets.
For everyone ages 5 years and up.
 

About Ingrid Prins

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Jelena Brezovec (1980, Croatia) studied sociology and for a long time, drawing was just a hobby of hers. But this changed in 2008, when she co-founded Evenio, where she works as an illustrator and creative editor. Her book Dance Recital won a National Indie Excellence Book Award. She lives in Varaždin, Croatia.Ingrid Prins (1973, the Netherlands) studied Social Work and Services and later Information Services and Management. Apart from reading and writing she likes going to the theater and the cinema. Some say she likes rabbits too, but she rarely talks about that herself. Animals seem to be a recurring theme in her work, though, and dreams too. Pets and a dream about an unexpected visit inspired her to writing I Don’t Want a Rabbit! She lives in Leiden, Netherlands.
 
Published November 15, 2016 by Clavis. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books.
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Below average
on Aug 17 2016

The improbable storyline makes it a dubious choice for addressing the very real theme of grief over the loss of a pet, and generic cartoonish illustrations do little to add to the book’s appeal.

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