Emmaline lives in a very tidy town, but Emmaline is not tidy. Emmaline likes to hop, hop, hop and holler, "Hoopalala!" And, more than anything, Emmaline wants a bunny.
Orson Oliphant is mayor of the town. He is very tidy. Orson Oliphant does not like hopping and hollering. And, more than anything, Orson Oliphant does not like animals. He has banished them all, including bunnies.
But there is still one special, secret place in town where animals can hop and fly and be free -- a place where there is a bunny.
Is there a way for Emmaline to have a bunny of her own?
"Told in very short chapters and using language in unusual ways, this is a small delight, cunningly illustrated by Hannigan’s own sweet watercolors, reminiscent of Beatrix Potter’s works. The fun wordplay is just the thing to get new readers going, but most children will simply enjoy listening to the story—again and again." -- Ilene Cooper, Booklist
|Recommended Age||8 - 12|
|Publication Date||Feb 24, 2009|