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Breaking Away (Rabylon #1)

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Life is hard in the poverty-stricken village of Rabylon, where rabbits work every day from sun up to sun down, earning just enough carrots to survive—except for Mayor Monty Cottonsworth III, who lives in the lap of luxury as his villagers starve. Twin bunnies Remy and Rhea, fed up with working so long and so hard with nothing to show for it, desperately desire a better lif ...more
Kindle Edition, 176 pages
Published December 6th 2016 by Manifestation Machine
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Deanna Flanders
Mar 17, 2017 rated it really liked it
Good for preschool kids

The main story line was average with elements of several popular children's stories. It was definitely aimed at young readers or more likely, preschoolers with parents reading.

The lessons were obvious and sometimes rather heavy handed. But they were important ones for kids & grownups alike.
Brooke
Jan 07, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a very easy read that goes by super fast. The characters are predictable but enjoyable. It leaves enough questions about whats going to happen next that I want to read the next book.
Kristin
Mar 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Where's Book two?

What a romp! Every character is roughed out and lovable enough to leave a mystery yet carry the story. Rene and Rhea are wonderful, but Grandpa and Casper have much to teach. Hurry hurry book two, book two.
Sadie Forsythe
This review contains spoilers.. I was disappointed in the ending and want to discuss it.

This is middle grade or below fiction. Though I would suggest it be read by an adult, as I think some of the ideas too advanced for such readers. Basically, a man (or male rabbit) sells a town on the idea of a communist heaven and then enslaves them as soon as he has control of the resources. As many such books, the plot is predicated on the idea that all knowledge can somehow be lost in a generation or two,
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Hazel
Apr 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very interesting book to be read to children by an
adult. Some of the concepts in the book would need to
he explained. I enjoyed this book. I recommend this book.
Received a arc.
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