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Buttermilk (Serendipity)

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Serendipity books have warmed the hearts of young and old for over two decades, becoming classics in children's literature. Each beloved tale teaches youngsters how to deal with the challenges of their world, providing them with positive solutions to difficult problems.

Join the whimsical characters in this beautifully illustrated collection as they entertain and inspire ev

Paperback, 32 pages
Published June 2nd 1986 by Price Stern Sloan (first published 1986)
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It's been years since I've read this book but the beautiful illustrations still stick with me. The entire Serendipity series was centered around a variety of moral and life lessons. Buttermilk is about being afraid of the unknown and using knowledge to conquer fear.

My favorite part of the story involves Buttermilk the bunny finding out that a dreaded dragon is only a willow tree... but if you look closely in the illustrations, there's a tiny, adorable dragon in the picture. Definitely a good boo
Suzanne Mather
Jul 18, 2015 Suzanne Mather rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Serendipity books have always been some of the best ones for kids in my opinion. Buttermilk is just one that I adored as a child. When I was 6 I loved the book so much I drew the cover for my art teacher and it made a blue ribbon at the art show that year. I wish I still had it! I will be checking the library for this one for my little ones soon as well.
May 18, 2012 Shelli rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: picture-books
This is a wonderful book series for kids that want to work toward reading chapter books but are not quiet there yet. Every other page has a beautiful illustration next to a page that is not overwhelming with text.

In this story Buttermilk is on her way home to her bunny burrow when night comes sooner than anticipated. So many scary things hid in the shadows at night, and Buttermilk fears her fast feet are not fast enough to get her to safety.
Julia Brumfield
Apr 23, 2015 Julia Brumfield rated it it was amazing
Shelves: book, serendipity
Adorable book that shows just how much the imagination plays havoc in the dark while Robin James does a great job of making those night-time monsters so graphic looking that you can agree with Buttermilk. And I love the idea how her father doesn't only comforts her but takes her out the next day to see what the actual monsters were. Loved the little dragon under the willow tree :)

Definitely one of the best.....
Feb 17, 2008 Lauren rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Apr 03, 2007 jacky rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: picture-books
I remember this cover, so I'm pretty sure I read this one since I liked Squeakers so much.
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Recommends it for: Children 4th grade and up
Recommended to Wickedshizuku by: Mrs. Baswell
This is a book of helping your little one get over their fear of the dark.
Dec 25, 2010 ♥angela♥ rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: childrens
this was my favorite book as a child and the illustrations where beautiful.
Jan 07, 2009 Helen rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: all ages-
Read it, and you will find out.
Oct 10, 2012 Nakya rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
the bunny's are cute
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