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The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes Book & Cassette
     

The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes Book & Cassette

by Du Bose Heyward, Anne Sibley O'Brien (Illustrator), Marjorie Flack Benet
 

The country bunny attains the exalted position of Easter Bunny in spite of her responsibilities as the mother of twenty-one children. "It is difficult to believe that this very modern feminist tale was originally written in 1939. A gem of a fantasy in which kindness and cleverness win out over size and brawn." (Learning Magazine)

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The country bunny attains the exalted position of Easter Bunny in spite of her responsibilities as the mother of twenty-one children. "It is difficult to believe that this very modern feminist tale was originally written in 1939. A gem of a fantasy in which kindness and cleverness win out over size and brawn." (Learning Magazine)

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"It is difficult to believe that this very modern feminist tale was originally written in 1939. A gem of a fantasy in which kindness and cleverness win out over size and brawn."—Learning Magazine
Children's Literature
The busy mother of 21 babies is chosen by Old Grandfather Bunny to be his fifth Easter rabbit but is injured while delivering a special egg to a very sick child. Through its timeless tale of perseverance, kindness, and courage The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes, first published 61 years ago, continues to touch readers of all ages today. Marjorie Flack's expressive illustrations are a lovely accompaniment to DuBose Heyward's classic text. 1974 (orig. 1939), Houghton Mifflin. Ages All. Reviewer: Mary Quattlebaum

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395959893
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Series:
Carry along Series
Pages:
1
Product dimensions:
8.48(w) x 10.78(h) x 0.24(d)
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Marjorie Flack (1897-1958) was an author and illustrator of many children's books, including The Story About Ping and The Boats on the River, which received a Caldecott Honor in 1947.

Du Bose Heyward (1885-1940) was the author of several books, including the critically acclaimed novel Porgy, which was the basis for Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess.

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