Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems
A Cautionary Tale

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Trixie, Daddy, and Knuffle Bunny take a trip to the neighborhood Laundromat. But the exciting adventure takes a dramatic turn when Trixie realizes somebunny was left behind
Using a combination of muted black-and-white photographs and expressive illustrations, this stunning book tells a brilliantly true-to-life tale about what happens when Daddy's in charge and things go terribly, hilariously wrong.
 

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Published January 1, 2004 by Hyperion. 31 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Trixie knows that she will wow all the kids at Pre-K with her “one-of-a-kind” toy, but she doesn’t reckon on Sonja, who arrives with her own Knuffle Bunny—and the morning does “not go well.” The two bunnies are confiscated and returned at the end of the day, but neither girl notices that they’ve ...

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Trixie and her daddy go on an errand to the local laundromat, an odyssey that takes the intrepid pair through the park and past the school and back—but “a block or so later .

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/ Even if she wished she wasn’t.” This feels more like a book for parents than children, a feeling underscored by the coda, an illustrated note to Trixie from her daddy that imagines her growing up and starting a family of her own.

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Publishers Weekly

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Willems renders the characters with Little Lulu–style pointed noses and their expressions are laugh-out-loud funny, from the hapless father's worried look as he and Trixie venture out to the Laundromat, to his roll-up-your-sleeves determination as he rescues the stuffed toy from the washing machine.

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BC Books

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Join Trixie, her daddy, and Knuffle Bunny in this hilarious story of a childhood toy gone missing.

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Examiner

Now that Trixie can talk (and talk), she's on her way to Pre-K and is more than a little excited for the opportunity to show off her one-of-a-kind Knuffle Bunny to her new classmates.

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Examiner

Trixie, accompanied by her daddy and the intrepid Knuffle Bunny, walks down the block, through the park, and past the school, all the way to the laundromat.

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New York Journal of Books

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In fact, the ending takes Trixie to another level of maturity altogether, which will leave fans already mourning the books about the pair that will not be written—unless (Mr. Willems, are you listening?) we could get a prequel to that first Knuffle Bunny book?A delightful and funny picture book f...

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Entertainment Weekly

Publisher's statement: Trixie, Daddy, and Knuffle Bunny take a trip to the neighborhood Laundromat.

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Common Sense Media

While parents may be amazed when her dad gets up at 2:30 in the morning to make things right, kids will agree with Trixie that he had found the perfect, and only, solution.

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Patheos

The second book, Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity, shows an older and more articulate Trixie heading off to pre-school, where she makes a new friend and discovers that her Knuffle Bunny is “not-so-one-of-a-kind.” As the series progresses, Trixie grows up and her adventures with Knuf...

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Hipsqueak

The Knuffle Bunny trilogy (including Knuffle Bunny Too and Knuffle Bunny Free) play to parents, while being about toddlers.

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