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The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes (Sandpiper Books)by Dubose Heyward
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The Country Bunny is a lady, and she attains the exalted position of Easter Bunny in spite of her responsibilities as a mother of twenty-one children. That the story ends with success and a reward is, of course, as every child would wish.
Like so many other classic stories for children, this one grew from being told and retold to a child for many years. That is why Mr. Heyward gives credit on the title-page to his eight-year-old daughter, Jennifer.
"It was Easter of 1939 when this happy, inspiring story won its first group of devoted readers. Many have read it every year since, always finding new pleasure in the story." Chicago Sun Times
"A charming tale of a little country bunny who wanted to become one of the Five Easter Bunnies and how she managed to realize her ambition in spite of her twenty-one children!" Miami News
The country bunny attains the exalted position of Easter Bunny in spite of her responsibilities as the mother of twenty-one children.
The 75th anniversary edition with bonus downloadable audio to celebrate DuBose Heyward's enduring classic, in which a busy mother rabbit attains the exalted position of Easter Bunny, while raising twenty-one children.
This beautiful gift edition celebrates the seventieth anniversary of The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes, the beloved tale of a mother rabbit who dreams of becoming an Easter Bunny that has won the hearts of readers for generations. The gift set includes a book and golden shoes charm—perfect for anyone who hopes to be wise, kind, and brave!
With twenty-one baby bunnies to look after, mother bunny Cottontail abandons her dream of becoming an Easter Bunny. But when Grandfather Bunny spies her perfectly behaved brood, hes so impressed that he makes Cottontail the most important Easter Bunny of all! Originally published in 1939, Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes celebrates the timeless values of equality, hard work, and patient ambition. Featuring the Caldecott Award winner Marjorie Flacks original hand-drawn illustrations, a beautifully redesigned cover, and bonus downloadable audio, this seventy-fifth anniversary heirloom edition is perfect for sharing with a new generation of young readers.
About the Author
Du Bose Heyward (1885-1940) was the author of several books, including the critically acclaimed novel Porgy, which was the basis for Gershwins Porgy and Bess.
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.
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