Goldie and the Three Hares (Hardcover)

By Margie Palatini, Jack E. Davis (Illustrator)

Katherine Tegen Books, 9780061253140, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2011

Winter 2011 Kids' Next List

“What happened after Goldie ran away from the three bears? She fell down a rabbit hole, broke her foot, and took over the home of three hospitable hares. Apparently her brush with the bears didn't teach her any lessons! A very funny sequel to a favorite tale.”
— Meaghan Beasley, Island Bookstore, Kitty Hawk, NC
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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.