The Story of the Rabbit Children

Sibylle von Olfers

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Quick Look

Two children fall out of their cradle in the woods and are found by a mother rabbit, who takes them home to care for them.

Format:
hardback
Size:
280 x 210 mm
Publisher:
Floris Books
Subject:
Picture Books
Illustrations:
colour illustrations
Age Range:
From 3 to 6 years
Extent:
24 pages
ISBN:
9780863157318
Publication date:
28 Jan 2010

Description

When the hunter's children fall out of their cradle in the woods, a kind mother rabbit takes them home and cares for them. She makes them rabbit suits to keep them warm and they play happily with her rabbit children.

Meanwhile the hunter searches desperately for his children. He comes across some rabbits, which run away in fear. But there's something strangely familiar about these little rabbits, thinks his clever dog, Spot ...

Reviews

'... the lovely gold and silver lines of the trees in the forest are the backdrop for a strange adventure ... The clear text, printed on luxurious thick paper, is a pleasure to read.'
-- Inis Magazine

Author

Sibylle von Olfers is a Floris Books featured author. Read all about this author's life and work on our dedicated author page.

Sibylle von Olfers' (1881-1916) blend of natural observation and use of simple design has led to comparisons with Kate Greenaway and Elsa Beskow. Her other published works include The Story of the Root Children, Princess in the Forest, The Story of the Snow Children, The Story of the Wind Children and The Story of the Butterfly Children.

Links

Don't miss more beautiful children's picture books by Sibylle von Olfers:
The Story of the Snow Children
The Story of the Wind Children
The Story of the Root Children
The Story of the Butterfly Children
The Princess in the Forest
The Story of King Lion
The Story of Little Billy Bluesocks
My First Root Children -- a board book edition of The Story of the Root Children for little hands

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