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Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale

By Darienne Stewart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Hilarious tale of a toddler outing gone terribly wrong.

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age 3+

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age 3+

Mother knows best!

Very cute tale of a city toddler who loses and then finds her stuffed bunny in the laundromat after trying to explain the situation without words to her befuddled dad. Kids love this book.

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KNUFFLE BUNNY earned Mo Willems his second straight Caldecott Honor and swiftly became a family classic. Inspired by a real-life misadventure with his own daughter, he understands just how serious it is when a favorite lovey is missing. His illustrations are infused with empathy and humor. His cartoon-style characters are drawn over black-and-white photographs of Trixie's neighborhood -- a distinctive look that showcases his gleeful artwork. There are treats on every page: Trixie cavorting in the laundry as she "helps," her frantically waving arms and floppy limbs as she goes "boneless," her father's herculean efforts to find Knuffle Bunny. Trixie's increasingly desperate attempts to communicate and her father's increasing exasperation with her seeming unreasonableness will resonate with both children and parents. And Willems' sweet story will delight both.

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