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Dutch author/artist Sylvia van Ommen presents a delightfully—and deceptively—simple tale introducing a pair of friends whose favorite treat inspires some unexpectedly deep questions. George, a young rabbit, gets a message from his pal Oscar, a cat. "How about going to the park and eating jellybeans?" The two friends meet up and have a hilarious and surprisingly perceptive...more
“I’m going if you’re going, that’s for sure.”
Such a warm, cute, touching--yet serious--exchange on the afterlife that will make you smile and wonder yourself. The power of this story truly snuck up on me.
A pure, sweet delight!
I can't help but like this book, although I do find it to be somewhat unusual (all part of its charm), and I'll admit right away that I'm not sure I would ever use it in a classroom situation.
The black and white nature of the book at first seems like it may detract from the visual appeal, however the simple line drawings are charming and manage to be full of character. This book reads a little like an adult newspaper comic strip, one of those that uses cartoon techniqu ...more
I really really love this one so much that we are buying it. That way someone else can get it from the library and they'll like it too, and I can read it any time I want to.