Rabbit waits for the moon.
But the moon takes its time,
so Rabbit hops back to his burrow and goes to sleep.
What happens in the world when Rabbit isn't looking?
Well . . . magic.
And moonlight. . . .
The goats on the mountainside see it.
The deer, birds, and raccoons see it.
Even the fish see it.
And finally, happily,
Rabbit does, too.
The illustrations are interesting, not perhaps my favorite style, but I found them suitable here and enjoyed them. I think some children will enjoy this, but some might not totally get or appreciate the whole "butter" thing. The metaphor mostly worked for me, but in some cases I was just too much a vegan and t...more
As I always say when I'm not sure about a book--let the kids decide!
Until then, I dub this one...Most Buttery Book of the Year!*
*Note: the Most Buttery Book of the Year Award in no way affects D...more
My full review at:
Goodreads should enable us to rate the illustrations separately from the story!
Reviewed by Reviewer 19
"What I like about writing books is that I can sit and think about things that most adults never think about, and it's okay because I'm a children's book writer.
I can imagine what my dog is dreaming about or what she and my cat discuss when I'm not around. I can design a time machine or make up a tall tale, and nobody says, "Grow up, Helen"--because I'm a children's book writer....more