The Runaway Bunny

Paperback | January 31, 1999

byMargaret Wise BrownIllustratorClement Hurd

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Celebrating 75 years, The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown, beloved children’s book author of Goodnight Moon.

“If you run away,” said his mother, “I will run after you. For you are my little bunny.”

A little bunny keeps running away from his mother in this imaginary game of hide-and-seek. Children will be profoundly comforted by this lovingly steadfast mother who finds her child every time.

The Runaway Bunny, first published in 1942 and never out of print, has indeed become a classic. Generations of readers have fallen in love with the gentle magic of its reassuring words and loving pictures.

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A comforting story of a bunny's imaginary game of hide-and-seek and the loving, steadfast mother who finds him every time, this classic tale has withstood the test of time.

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Celebrating 75 years, The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown, beloved children’s book author of Goodnight Moon.“If you run away,” said his mother, “I will run after you. For you are my little bunny.”A little bunny keeps running away from his mother in this imaginary game of hide-and-seek. Children will be profoundly comforted by this...

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Clement Hurd redrew some of his pictures for this new edition of the profoundly comforting story of a bunny's imaginary game of hide-and-seek and the lovingly steadfast mother who finds him every time.

Few writers have been as attuned to the concerns and emotions of childhood as Margaret Wise Brown (1910-1952). A graduate of Hollins College and the progressive Bank Street College of Education, she combined her literary aspirations with the study of child development. Her unique ability to see the world through a child's eyes is unequ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 8.5 × 10 × 0.19 inPublished:January 31, 1999Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064430189

ISBN - 13:9780064430180

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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A comforting story of a bunny's imaginary game of hide-and-seek and the loving, steadfast mother who finds him every time, this classic tale has withstood the test of time.