Goldie and the Three Hares
The Hare family—Papa, Mama, andLittle Baby Hare—are enjoying a peacefulday in their rabbit hole until they heara big THUMP outside their door. Thethump is Goldilocks herself, who hasfallen down the rabbit hole after beingchased by the Three Bears.
(I think you know why those bearswere chasing her.)
The Hare family is happy to helpthe girl, who has hurt her foot. But asyou might imagine, Goldie is not a verygood houseguest. She is tough to please,since every chair is too hard, too soft, orotherwise not just right.
(If you were the Hares, you mightagree that Goldilocks is loud, obnoxious,and demanding.)
But when Goldie is finally comfy-cozyin the Hares’ rabbit hole, how are theyever going to get her to leave?
Margie Palatini and Jack E. Davisbring a hilarious, just-right twist to thenursery classic.
Katherine Tegen Books, 9780061253140, 32pp.
Publication Date: January 25, 2011
About the Author
Margie Palatini is the author of many outrageously funny books for children, including Piggie Pie!, illustrated by Howard Fine; Moosetache, Mooseltoe, and the Bad Boys series, all illustrated by Henry Cole; The Cheese, illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher; No Biting, Louise, illustrated by Matthew Reinhart; and Gorgonzola, illustrated by Tim Bowers. She lives with her family in New Jersey.
Jack E. Davis has illustrated two picture books by Daniel Pinkwater: The Picture of Morty and Ray and Yo-yo Man. Other books he has illustrated include the New York Times bestseller Marsupial Sue by John Lithgow. He is a recipient of the New York Society of Illustrators Gold Medal Award for Humor. He lives and paints goofy pictures in Port Townsend, Washington.