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The Runaway Bunny

The Runaway Bunny

by Margaret Wise Brown Illustrated by Clement Hurd

A little bunny keeps running away from his mother in an imaginative and imaginary game of verbal hide-and-seek; children will be profoundly comforted by this lovingly steadfast mother who finds her child every time.

The Runaway Bunny, first published in 1942 and never out of print, has indeed become a classic. Generations of readers have fallen in love with the gentle magic of its reassuring words and loving pictures.

5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Book Type
Read-Aloud Book
Number of Pages

About the Author and Illustrator

Margaret Wise Brown
Clement Hurd Clement Hurd (1908-1988) is best known for illustrating "Goodnight Moon" and "The Runaway Bunny," the classic picture books by Margaret Wise Brown.

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