Little White Rabbit by Kevin Henkes

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One bright spring daya little white rabbitsets out from home on an adventure.What does he find?Look! Everything is new.Anything is possible. . . .


About Kevin Henkes

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Kevin Henkes is the creator of award-winning books for children and young readers. Many of them star his mouse characters, including the #1 New York Times bestseller Wemberly Worried, the Caldecott Honor Book Owen, and the beloved Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse. His most recent books are Little White Rabbit, Junonia, and the first two books in this series, Penny and Her Song and Penny and Her Doll. Kevin Henkes lives in Madison, Wisconsin. You can visit him online at
Published April 26, 2011 by Greenwillow Books. 40 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books.

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Spying a cat, the bunny darts home to nuzzle a mother rabbit (also reminiscent of Brown and Hurd's): "he didn't wonder who loved him."

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My favorite pages, a nod to William Steig’s Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, show time passing when Rabbit imagines “what it would be like not to be able to move.” Rabbit is a stone, portrayed in four panels showing bright sun, rain, sunset and moon bathing him in his stillness.

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Common Sense Media

As parents read this book aloud to their kids, they can use the illustrations to practice searching (Can you find the little white rabbit among all the green objects?) and counting (How many butterflies are on the page?) -- or encourage creativity (What do you think the rabbit's thinking about...

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A Patchwork of Books

This becomes more than a book of nursery rhymes and turns into a book that can be pored over time and again.

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