Book Review

The Black Rabbit

by Philippa Leathers

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Min. Age 0-3 Yrs Old

The setup is perfect for youngsters to feel either superior because they understand what's going on right away or to just get caught up in the fun. The ''eyes in the forest'' page is a little scary but it'll be all in the delivery. A.W.

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The Black Rabbit

The setup is perfect for youngsters to feel either superior because they understand what's going on right away or to just get caught up in the fun. The ''eyes in the forest'' page is a little scary but it'll be all in the delivery.

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Details Genre: Kids and Family; Publisher: Candlewick Press

Ever feel like someone was following you? Well, that's exactly how poor Rabbit feels when out of the blue he realizes he's got a Black Rabbit trailing behind him. No matter how fast or far he runs, he just can't shake him. At least not until he gets to the dark woods. But when a new foe surfaces, Rabbit runs out of the woods and finds that the Black Rabbit isn't so bad after all.

Graphic designer Philippa Leathers' very charming debut picture book, captures the sense of discovery and wonder that children have as they learn about the kinds of things we now take for granted... like our shadows. A

Originally posted Jan 22, 2013
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