The Runaway Bunny

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Harper Collins, Jan 18, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
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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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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Mom's a stalker?! I don't understand the reviews that say that. My three sons and I absolutely loved this. It's about the baby asking for reassurance that mom will do everything in her power to be available to her child. And that's sweet, not stalking. Read full review

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User Review  - allisonpollack - LibraryThing

Summary: The baby rabbit wants to run away but his mother says that "if you run, I will run after you". It is really just a story about how much love a mom has for her children. Personal connection: I ... Read full review

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Few writers have been as attuned to the concerns and emotions of childhood as Margaret Wise Brown (1910-1952). A graduate of Hollins College and the progressive Bank Street College of Education, she combined her literary aspirations with the study of child development. Her unique ability to see the world through a child's eyes is unequaled. Her many classic books continue to delight thousands of young listeners and readers year after year.

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Muy pocos escritores de literatura infantil han logrado captar las emociones e inquietudes de la niÑez como Margaret Wise Brown (1910-1952). Sus numerosos y ya clÁsicos libros y grabaciones continÚan deleitando a lectores y oyentes de todas las edades.

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