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The Story of the Easter Bunny - by Katherine Tegen

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About the Book



The acclaimed author fashions a new, original tale to explain the origins of one of childhood's favorite legends. Lambert's delicate and marvelously detailed paintings bring this magical story to life. Full color.



Book Synopsis



A New York Times bestseller!

Everyone knows who the Easter Bunny is. Each year, he comes with a basket of painted eggs and chocolates for children. But not everybody knows where he comes from. On a snow-cold day in a snug little house... So begins the true story of the Easter Bunny!

With gorgeous and peaceful art, this fresh, innovative story describes how one little rabbit became a legend. The perfect addition to Easter baskets!

Also available in board book for little readers.



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Everyone knows that the Easter Bunny comes every year with a basket of painted eggs andchocolates. But who is the Easter Bunny, and what is his story?

On a snow-cold day in a snug little house ... So begins the true story of the Easter Bunny.

A little white rabbit watches and helps an old couple make chocolate and paint Easter eggs. As each year passes, the little white rabbit helps out a little bit more until he becomes the Easter Bunny, with the help of a few furry friends.

Katherine Tegen has fashioned an original tale that explains the origin of one of childhood's favorite legends. Delicate and marvelously detailed paintings make this magical story completely believable.



Review Quotes




"Tender and imaginitve...A neatly crafted small fable...Likely to have cross-generational appeal for sharing." -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"Charming tale...as lovely and inviting as a sugar egg." -- Booklist

"Gracefully told...Full of details that young readers will enjoy spotting." -- Kirkus Reviews

"Told with child-like wonder." -- Publishers Weekly

"Text teems with sensory details...Visually splendid story...for holiday sharing." -- School Library Journal

"Beautifully illustrated in muted tones and a classic fairytale style." -- San Francisco Chronicle

"This is a charming and heartfelt story about a rabbit helping an elderly couple as they make beautiful eggs for the children of their village each year" (from the article "Egg-cellent Book Gifts for Your Little Bunny's Easter Basket"). -- Brightly


Dimensions (Overall): 8.66 Inches (H) x 8.79 Inches (W) x .31 Inches (D)
Weight: .71 Pounds
Suggested Age: 4-8 Years
Number of Pages: 40
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Holidays & Celebrations
Publisher: HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover
Author: Katherine Tegen
Language: English
Street Date: January 18, 2005
TCIN: 54267742
UPC: 9780060507114
Item Number (DPCI): 248-41-5069
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.31 inches length x 8.79 inches width x 8.66 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.71 pounds
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