A little bunny keeps runningaway from his mother in an imaginative and imaginary game of verbal hide-and-seek; children will be profoundly comforted by this lovingly steadfast mother who finds her child every time.
The Runaway Bunny, first published in 1942 and never out of print, has indeed become a classic. Generations of readers have fallen in love with the gentle magic of its reassuring words and loving pictures.
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(This story begins on the title page, continuing on the copyright page, the pictures showing why he needs to go, even before the first line of the story.) Every imagined set of pictures-- little mummy says he'll go someplace, mother mummy explains how she'll be there too-- keeps the Egyptian them...Nov 12 2009 | Read Full Review of The Runaway Bunny
The Book Report NetworkSign up for our newsletters!A mother rabbit tells of the lengths she will go to find her baby, who threatens to run away.| Read Full Review of The Runaway Bunny
Very young children find little bunny's imagination inspiring, and his cozy spot on mother bunny's lap by the fire gives The Runaway Bunny a nice bedtime feeling.Sep 03 2014 | Read Full Review of The Runaway Bunny
“Once there was a little mummy who wanted to run away.” If you read that and said “bunny,” you’d only be remembering Margaret Wise Brown’s “The Runaway Bunny.” A child, however, won’t need to have read that to enjoy this book, for the pictures make the parodic fun visible.Nov 12 2009 | Read Full Review of The Runaway Bunny
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