The Runaway Bunny

The Runaway Bunny

Book - 2005
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Celebrating 75 years, The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown, beloved children's book author of Goodnight Moon.

"If you run away," said his mother, "I will run after you. For you are my little bunny."

A little bunny keeps running away from his mother in this imaginary game of 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.

Publisher: New York :, HarperCollins,, [2005]
Edition: Revised edition
Copyright Date: ©1970
ISBN: 9780060775827
Branch Call Number: P BROWN M
Additional Contributors: Hurd, Clement 1908-1988


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Feb 26, 2018

The imaginative text and drawings are great.

Jan 11, 2015

How much does momma rabbit love her little one? Enough to follow him to the sea, to the top of the highest mountain, and even beyond that.
The Runaway Bunny is a sweet, comforting story for toddlers and preschoolers needing reassurance of mom's unconditional love.

May 24, 2014

A favorite of mine. I used this to teach sunday school lesson on how God is always present and of his unconditional love.

JCLBeckyC Jun 08, 2013

One of my favorite books to read to my daughter. When a little bunny tells his mother he's going to run away, she shares amusing ideas for ways she'll come after him. Sweet story of unconditional love and maternal devotion. Margaret Wise Brown is also the author of the classic children's book Goodnight Moon.

Dec 26, 2012

Wonderful story of a love that will never let us go. An all-time great.

Jun 14, 2012

love this story:)

SCL_Preschool Apr 04, 2012

Easter is the perfect time to share this classic rabbit tale with little ones!

Dec 20, 2011

This was my baby son's first gift to his big sister when he came home from the hospital. Now she reads it to him!

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