Bunnies on Ice

Bunnies on Ice

By Johanna Wright

Roaring Brook Press, Hardcover, 9781596434042, 28pp.

Publication Date: January 8, 2013


When you're a champion ice-skater, you have to wait for the conditions to be just right.

You have to wait through spring.
You have to wait through summer.
You have to wait through autumn until . . .

Finally, as the snow begins to fall, you can show the world just how good you really are

From Joanna Wright, the author/illustrator of "The Secret Circus" and "Bandits, "comes "Bunnies on Ice," one very self-assured young rabbit's first-hand account of the trials and tribulations of being a skating star, with illustrations that will melt your heart on even the coldest winter day.

About the Author
Born in Eugene, Oregon, Johanna Wright has received degrees in puppetry and children s literature. She is the author of "The Orchestra Pit". After living in Brooklyn, New York, Johanna has now returned to Oregon where she spends much of her time writing, painting, and searching for Sasquatch. She lives in Portland with her musician husband and their daughter, Juniper.

Praise For Bunnies on Ice

"With books and artwork lining the walls and a blazing fireplace for toasting marshmallows, the rabbit family's supremely cozy home will be the subject of many readers' envy, and Wright conveys a strong sense of familial togetherness in every scene."--Publishers Weekly

"Along with leaving her brushwork visible on heavily textured canvas, Wright uses a palette of harmonious pinks and browns to imbue each scene with an air of comfy domesticity." -- Kirkus Reviews

"Her signature naif, acrylic-on-canvas artwork is the star of the show; warm and inviting, it depicts the bunny family’s cozy tree dwelling and a myriad of wonderful details (a snowman with bunny ears!). Nice for wintertime sharing over a cup of cocoa." -- Booklist

 "This sweet story about a bunny who is determined to follow her dream is a great addition." -- School Library Journal, starred review

 "The full-bleed color-saturated illustrations, with their almost palpable texture, will pull readers in to the bunny’s small world." -- The Horn Book