Thinking it will please Mother, Peter Rabbit gathers excess eggs from his neighbors to give to her. But Mother Rabbit is not pleased and she instructs Peter to return the eggs. When Peter accidentally knocks over several jars of paint, the eggs are splashed with all the colors of the rainbow. And when Peter returns the eggs, the children of the neighborhood are delighted. Inventing a new tradition, Peter Rabbit becomes the Easter Bunny.
About the Author
Grace Maccarone is the author of many children’s books, including Mother, May I?; Itchy Itchy Chicken Pox; and Bless Me: A Child’s Goodnight Prayer. She lives in Scarsdale, New York.
David McPhail was born on June 30, 1940 in Newburyport, Massachusetts. As a child, David was very imaginative and creative, pretending to be famous heroes and drawing what he imagined. In addition, he was addicted to books from an early age. He attended Vesper George University from 1957-1958 and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School from 1963-1966. He has been an illustrator of children’s books since 1967 and an author of children’s books since 1971. He says he enjoys writing and illustrating as much as he did when he began.