Goldie and the Three Hares (Hardcover)
Katherine Tegen Books, 9780061253140, 32pp.
Publication Date: February 1, 2011
Winter 2011 Kids' Next List
— 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.