Creepy Carrots!

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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Aug 21, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
45 Reviews
In this Caldecott Honor–winning picture book, The Twilight Zone comes to the carrot patch as a rabbit fears his favorite treats are out to get him.

Jasper Rabbit loves carrots—especially Crackenhopper Field carrots.
He eats them on the way to school.
He eats them going to Little League.
He eats them walking home.
Until the day the carrots start following him...or are they?
     Celebrated artist Peter Brown’s stylish illustrations pair perfectly with Aaron Reynold’s text in this hilarious picture book that shows it’s all fun and games...until you get too greedy.

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Illustrations are PHENOMENAL! - LibraryThing
Funny, not to scary and great illustrations! - LibraryThing
The pictures in this book are very unique. - Goodreads
This book was full of fantastic illustrations. - LibraryThing
First, I enjoyed the illustrations in this book. - LibraryThing
The best part of the book was the illustrations. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - qrennaker - LibraryThing

This book follows a paranoid little rabbit who believes he is being followed by a rude gang of carrots. Everyhere he looks he always sees the carrots, and whenever he tries to get his parents or ... Read full review

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User Review  - abigail.shafer - LibraryThing

I thought this was a little out of peter Browns normal style but I liked the story line about how when were scared of things they are often just as scared as we are which in this case is moving carrots. Read full review

About the author (2012)

Aaron Reynolds isn’t scared of carrots, but he’s terrified of black olives. He’s the author of many books for kids, including Superhero School, Chicks and Salsa, and the Joey Fly, Private Eye graphic novel series. His books have been featured on the Henson Productions national television show, Between the Lions, and nominated for many awards including the 2010 Edgar Allen Poe Mystery Award and the Monarch Kid’s Choice Award. He lives in Chicago with his wife, two kids, and four neurotic cats. You can visit Aaron at

Peter Brown is the author of Children Make Terrible Pets and the critically acclaimed artist of Chowder and Flight of the Dodo. He is a graduate of the Art Center College of Design in Pasedena, California, and he lives in Brooklyn, New York. Visit Peter at

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