I Don't Want A Rabbit by Ingrid PrinsI Don't Want A Rabbit by Ingrid Prins

I Don't Want A Rabbit

byIngrid PrinsIllustratorJelena Brezovec

Hardcover | February 24, 2017

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Timothy doesn't want a rabbit. But one day, there's a rabbit at the door.Timothy tries all kinds of ways to get rid of him, but what's the best way?And why doesn't Timothy want a rabbit?A moving story about caring for (and saying goodbye to) beloved pets.For everyone ages 5 years and up.
Jelena Brezovec (1980, Croatia) studied sociology and for a long time, drawing was just a hobby of hers. But this changed in 2008, when she co-founded Evenio, where she works as an illustrator and creative editor. Her book Dance Recital won a National Indie Excellence Book Award. She lives in VaraA+din, Croatia. Ingrid Prins (1973...
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Title:I Don't Want A RabbitFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 9.75 × 10.25 × 0.33 inPublished:February 24, 2017Publisher:ClavisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1605372978

ISBN - 13:9781605372976

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from New hope after losing a pet bunny Have you ever lost a beloved pet? The big hole it leaves in your heart convinces you that you never want another pet again? How could a new one be as wonderful as your last one? The pain and grief you carry each and every day is very hard to bear. Timothy discovers his beautiful rabbit, Blossom, not breathing in her cage one day and finds it so hard to accept the fact that she is gone from his life forever. His parents want to get another rabbit to replace her but Timothy's heart is still hurting and raw from the loss of sweet Blossom and doesn't want another bunny in his life. Saying goodbye and letting go of a cherished pet is very hard to do indeed. Then one morning Timothy opens his door and finds a little brown bunny outside wanting to come inside. He tries many ways to discourage it and tries to chase it away. He is still adamant he does not want another rabbit. The persistent little bunny through a stroke of luck hops right through the door and you know where it eventually lands? Yep, right into Timothy's heart. This heartwarming book is a perfect way to discuss with your child about the caring and letting go of a dear family member .... the family pet. I highly recommend this book.
Date published: 2017-02-04

Editorial Reviews

A cute, simple way to show how a child may feel loss of a pet - but also how they can begin to heal." - Marley Solomon, Happauge NY Public Library "A sweet story about loss and moving on. I especially appreciated that the author dealt with the death of a pet in a realistic manner." - Julie Mitchell, educator "Losing a pet is hard and it seems even harder when you start thinking about getting a new pet. ... . heartfelt and touching." - Stephanie Turner, Cover 2 Cover blog "A beautifully illustrated story that shows us that often the thing we don't want is exactly what we need." - Leanne Millman, Crooked Tree Library"