Rabbit's Bad Habits
'Rabbit's Bad Habits is a breath of fresh air in children's fiction, a laugh-out-loud story of rabbit and wolf and bear, of avalanches and snowmen. The sort of story that makes you want to send your children to bed early, so you can read it to them.' Neil Gaiman
From novelist and playwright Julian Gough, and the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, Jim Field, comes a brill...more
It's a very wintry story, and the colour palette of blue, white, black, and grey reflects that. Bear wakes up after what she thinks is a nightmare about being robbed of all her stored food. Since she's up anyway, she decides to build a snowman. It's during this activity that ...more
The illustrations are spot-on attention grabbing for these young readers and even young reader-listeners.
Its Winter and Bear awakes from hibernation and is hungry but her food is missing. So bear makes a snowman.
At this point Rabbit enters the story since the snowman ...more
Who stole all of Bear's food? How will Rabbit get to safety? W ...more
Bear was awoken, during his hibernation, by something standing on his nose. He’d discovered all of his food had been stolen. Outside, Bear did not find his food and instead decided to make a snowman. A snowy day was perfect for that. It was then that he met Rabbit, who was a little grumpy. Together they made a snowman, and chased off Wolf, who tried to eat Rabbit. Bear and Rabbit were b ...more
This story is one I won't forget anytime soon. It was educational, humorous and original. It was delightful and had many themes that will interest both kids and adults. The illustrations capture the emotions of the characters so beautifully. It was a book my son read in one quick sitting and said it was a "nice story with funny characters, who do funny things". A book that would make are perfect book for parents to read to their k ...more
Listening to a child ask for a second helping (and more) of this narrative is priceless.
I never gift children's books without reading them first. This goes on the approved gift list.
He repres ...more