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Grab that Rabbit! by Polly Faber, Briony May Smith

Grab that Rabbit!

Polly Faber, Briony May Smith

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2 reviews

Category: Children's
Imprint: Pavilion Children's Books
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Publication date: 1 Mar 2018
ISBN: 9781843653783

Hodge, an adorable bunny, is stealing some carrots from Mrs Sprat's garden when he ends up stuck in the hedge. Mrs Sprat advances, wanting to get rid of the pesky bunny, and a buzzard overheard spies a tasty rabbit dinner, too. Can Hodge escape from bird of prey and angry gardener in time to take the carrots home?

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5 stars out of 5
Emily Bearn
19 Nov 2018

"It takes a bold author to write a tale so reminiscent of Peter Rabbit, but Faber pulls it off"

It takes a bold author to write a tale so reminiscent of Peter Rabbit, but Faber pulls it off. Grab that Rabbit! is beautifully, simply told, with languid illustrations by Briony May Smith that complement the suspenseful plot. And the delightful twist to the tale will make this a story that younger readers will wish to return to over and over again.

Reviews

4 stars out of 5
Book Trust Reviewer
1 Apr 2018

"Briony May Smith’s rich illustrations evoke nature and Mrs Sprat’s garden is a joy to behold"

Reminiscent of Peter Rabbit, this beautifully illustrated rhyming picture book is, ultimately, a tale of friendship. Briony May Smith’s rich illustrations evoke nature and Mrs Sprat’s garden is a joy to behold – and Hodge’s ending is a happier one than Peter’s being sent to bed without supper.