The Story of the Easter Bunny

The Story of the Easter Bunny

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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! This fresh, innovative story describes how one little rabbit became a legend and is now available as a board book. The sturdy pages are perfect for little hands, and the book is just the right size for an Easter basket addition.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Board book | 32 pages
  • 152 x 152 x 17.78mm | 262g
  • HarperFestival
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0062381555
  • 9780062381552
  • 299,108

Review quote

"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 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"). --
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About Katherine Tegen

Katherine Tegen has been writing stories since she was ten years old. She has always loved celebrating holidays and anything to do with magic. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Story of the Easter Bunny, illustrated by Sally Anne Lambert and praised by School Library Journal: "This visually splendid story with folktale rhythms makes a good choice for holiday sharing." She lives in New York City. Sally Anne Lambert has illustrated a number of children's books, including The Story of the Easter Bunny and The Story of the Leprechaun by Katherine Tegen; Gator Gumbo: A Spicy-Hot Tale by Candace Fleming; and Barkus, Sly and the Golden Egg by Angela McAllister. Ms. Lambert lives in Liverpool, England. You can visit her online at
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Rating details

225 ratings
3.79 out of 5 stars
5 31% (70)
4 28% (62)
3 34% (76)
2 4% (10)
1 3% (7)
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