The Black Rabbit
By Philippa Leathers
(Candlewick Press (MA), Hardcover, 9780763657147, 40pp.)
Publication Date: January 22, 2013
List Price: $14.00*
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In this clever picture book, a debut author-illustrator introduces a plucky rabbit and the new companion that he just can’t shake.
Rabbit has a problem. There’s a large black rabbit chasing him. No matter where he runs — behind a tree, over the river — the shadowy rabbit follows. Finally in the deep, dark wood, Rabbit loses his nemesis — only to encounter a real foe! Kids who like to be in on the secret will revel in this humorous look at shadows and friendship, brought to light by a talented animator.