The Story of the Easter Bunny
A New York Times bestseller!
Everyone knows who the Easter Bunny is. Each year, he comes with a basket of painted eggs and chocolates for children. But not everybody knows where he comes from. On a snow-cold day in a snug little house... So begins the true story of the Easter Bunny!
With gorgeous and peaceful art, this fresh, innovative story describes how one little rabbit became a legend. The perfect addition to Easter baskets!
Also available in board book for little readers.
Praise For The Story of the Easter Bunny…
— Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
“Charming tale…as lovely and inviting as a sugar egg.”
“Gracefully told…Full of details that young readers will enjoy spotting.”
— Kirkus Reviews
“Told with child-like wonder.”
— Publishers Weekly
“Text teems with sensory details…Visually splendid story…for holiday sharing.”
— School Library Journal
“Beautifully illustrated in muted tones and a classic fairytale style.”
— San Francisco Chronicle
“This is a charming and heartfelt story about a rabbit helping an elderly couple as they make beautiful eggs for the children of their village each year” (from the article “Egg-cellent Book Gifts for Your Little Bunny’s Easter Basket”).
HarperCollins, 9780060587819, 40pp.
Publication Date: January 23, 2007
About the Author
Katherine Tegen has been writing stories since she was ten years old. She has always loved celebrating holidays and anything to do with magic. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Story of the Easter Bunny, illustrated by Sally Anne Lambert and praised by School Library Journal: "This visually splendid story with folktale rhythms makes a good choice for holiday sharing." She lives in New York City.
Sally Anne Lambert has illustrated a number of children’s books, including The Story of the Easter Bunny and The Story of the Leprechaun by Katherine Tegen; Gator Gumbo: A Spicy-Hot Tale by Candace Fleming; and Barkus, Sly and the Golden Egg by Angela McAllister. Ms. Lambert lives in Liverpool, England. You can visit her online at www.sallyannelambert.com.