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An eBook with two rabbits loose in the McGregors' garden? A seriously funny mess!


Benjamin Bunny, the cousin of Peter Rabbit, was inspired in a real rabbit, the first that belonged to Beatrix Potter. “He is an abject coward”, she wrote, “but believes in bluster, could stare our old dog out of countenance, chase a cat that has turned tail.” He was also a very handsome rabbit. 24 more words

Beatrix Potter

Nellie a Cat on Her Own: Written and Illustrated by Natalie Babbitt

Written in 1989, fourteen years after publishing Tuck Everlasting, Natalie Babbitt’s Nellie A Cat on Her Own is timeless. Independence, friendship, and the beauty of being alone are at the heart of this picture book. 818 more words

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Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!: Written and Illustrated by Mo Willems

I can unabashedly give this book a terrible review because it has been wildly popular for reasons unknown to me. If I had to speculate, I think the formulaic nature of books appeals very directly to parents, fitting the mold of ‘what a children’s book should be’ and capturing the attention of the child by allowing them to recognize a pattern that they can use to participate in the reading or their own imagined rereading or retelling. 304 more words

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THROUGH THE RABBIT - presentation

Luca Raffaelli, Valerio Bindi and Bambi Kramer @ VARSI Gallery 8.03.2014

presenting the new limited edition of TRUDE RABBIT.

Photos by Federica Tafuro

Bambi Kramer

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR THE COVER REVEAL OF 100 NIGHTMARES

Hi everyone! I’m releasing my very first horror story collection this April and I’m seriously psyched. It consists of 100 stories written in exactly 100 words, accompanied by a few illustrations. 193 more words

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E A M Harris reblogged this on e a m harris and commented:

Congratulations to KZ on her new book. I hope it really takes off. There are too few illustrated books around these days.

Stuck by Oliver Jeffers

Stuck, by Oliver Jeffers, is a true delight.

Taking the simple starting point of a little boy getting his kite stuck up a tree and delivering what spirals into a wacky and humorous adventure, Jeffers proves that all you need for a great children’s book is sharp wit and a playful mind. 136 more words

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Tyrannosaurus Drip by Julia Donaldson and David Roberts

Tyrannosaurus Drip, by Julia Donaldson and David Roberts is charming, playful and lots of fun! With eloquent rhyming verses throughout it reads like a dream, crammed full of lovely little twists and turns that’ll have your child giggling away, without a doubt! 83 more words

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