I know you will love this book and many kids (and parents) can relate to little Max's dilemma. Perhaps this has happened right in your own family. The illustrations are phenomenal. Enjoy!
"The Backup Bunny"
Authored by Abigail Rayner
Illustrated by Greg Stones
At first Max is content and cuddles what he perceives to be his familiar stuffed bunny. He soon realizes that Fluffy's ears are too new and perky! Wait a minute!!!! This is not his old snuggle bunny that he loves so much. He has been duped. He flings the poor guy across the floor and rejects him. Poor Fluffy feels the pain of being spurned. He wants so much to be a source of love and comfort for distraught, unhappy Max.
Will Fluffy's destiny be to return to Mom's sock drawer forever and ever tucked away? Is there any possible way that he can be accepted and loved by Max just like the old bunny?
The illustrations are so endearing, full of expression and heart. I love the book and I highly recommend this book.
About the author
Abigail Rayner was born in England where they have lots of history and rain. When she grew up, she became a reporter and moved to New York, where she was encouraged to write stories, but not the made-up kind. These days she lives in New Jersey, with her wonderful husband, two brilliant kids, and three terrible cats.
About the illustrator
Greg Stones majored in studio art at Bates College, where he learned to paint photo-realistically, and was the cartoonist for the school paper. Two years after graduating, be began combining his pretty landscapes with his cartooning skills—adding penguins, zombies, and now bunnies to his work. He is creator of the illustrated book Zombies Hate Stuff. Greg lives in Rhode Island.
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