Hound and Hare by Rotraut Susanne BernerHound and Hare by Rotraut Susanne Berner

Hound and Hare

byRotraut Susanne Berner

Hardcover | April 9, 2011

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Hounds and hares are like cats and mice. At least that's the way it is in Great Bone, a little village beside the river. Harley Hare and Hugo Hound see each other at school every day, and they're interested in the same things. But they never talk to each other. Why? Because the Hare and Hound families can't stand one another.When the annual Big Race takes place on the meadow, Harley and Hugo find themselves racing neck and neck, until a terrible thunderstorm breaks out. Hugo is terrified of the storm and the lightning. Harley panics when they discover they are lost. It turns out that between them, they know just what to do. And, working together, they not only save themselves, but become heroes of the day as well.
Rotraut Susanne Berner is one of Germany’s most distinguished author-illustrators, known for her engagingly witty texts and illustrations (The Winter Book, Definitely Not for Little Ones: Some Very Grimm Fairy-Tale Comics). She has won the German Youth Literature Prize on several occasions, the special German Youth Literature Prize for...
Title:Hound and HareFormat:HardcoverDimensions:80 pages, 10.13 × 6.8 × 0.7 inPublished:April 9, 2011Publisher:Groundwood Books LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0888999879

ISBN - 13:9780888999870

Appropriate for ages: 6

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"A solid bridge between picture book and early reader." - Publishers Weekly"The happily-ever-after ending delivers a satisfying resolution to a story about tolerance that successfully uses humor and engaging artwork to avoid didacticism-a winner." - Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW"illustrations are wonderfully conceived" - Karen Cruze, Booklist"...Hound and Hare does a great job illustrating how we should be open to someone else's differences..." - Everything Mom"...this is a book that children will be able to relate to with ease." - Marya Jansen-Gruber, Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Reviews