Publication Date: February 16, 2010
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HEY, RABBIT! Is there anything waiting for me in your suitcase?
Move over Easter Bunny, there’s a spunky new rabbit in town, and he has a suitcase full of special surprises for each of his friends: Dog, Toucan, Bear, Cat, Mouse, and Crab. Hey, Rabbit! is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
SERGIO RUZZIER was born in Milan, Italy, and currently lives in New York City with his family. He has written and illustrated The Roo m of WonDers, The Littl e Giant, and Amandina, and has illustrated books by such authors as Karla Kuskin, Lore Segal, and Emily Jenkins.
“The colors are soft and clear; the line is vivacious and the little anthropomorphized animals are sweet. Their satisfied imaginations fill whole pages, and friendship emanates from every wriggle.” —Starred, Kirkus Reviews
“Ruzzier’s delicate ink-and-watercolor illustrations have a quirky, dreamy quality.” —School Library Journal
“Ruzzier’s animals are a very appealing group, sweet and expressive with adorable little bellies, and each wish leads to a colorful and lively scene.” —Booklist