The Bold, Brave Bunny
* An Amazon Best Book of 2020 So Far * A Junior Library Guild Selection *
“An enjoyable tale of the marvels of adventuring and the comfort of home.” —Kirkus
Hop along with Teetu, the bold, brave bunny, as he finds his way in this imaginative tale from New York Times bestselling author Beth Ferry (Stick and Stone) that reminds us that it’s splendid to see the world, but that it’s even more wonderful to go home, and share it with the ones you love.
B is for brave.
B is for bold.
B is not only for...bunnies.
After his brothers and sisters ruin his favorite alphabet book, Teetu the bunny has had enough of his big bunny family! When he sneaks off into the night, what he discovers is more marvelous than he ever dreamed.
He sees animals and trees and beauty and moonlight, and puts his adventures into a new book he creates all by himself. But soon Teetu tires of being alone, and just as it gets to be too much...a big fluffy surprise comes to save the day!
This heartwarming picture book from Beth Ferry and debut illustrator Chow Hon Lam makes for a perfect Easter and year-round gift. Plus, hidden animal surprises in the art will delight readers as they discover them in every repeat reading.
Praise For The Bold, Brave Bunny…
— Kirkus Reviews
“Introverts will relate to Teetu’s dilemma, and the gentle plot demonstrates how nature may stir creativity.”
— School Library Journal
Lam’s elegant and inviting digitally rendered illustrations, which recall linocut prints, feature a contemplative palette of steel gray, slate blue, and black with red accents. The artist effectively uses white space to enhance mood and as a stage for his balletic trees, some of which bend fancifully into wild animal shapes. Unlike the protagonist in Margaret Wise Brown’s Runaway Bunny, Ferry and Lam’s dapper hero, unencumbered by any parental agenda, is free to roam. And to return back home.
— Horn Book Magazine
HarperCollins, 9780062850317, 32pp.
Publication Date: February 11, 2020
About the Author
Beth Ferry reads and writes by the beach in New Jersey, where she dreams of summer all year long. She vividly remembers her first encounter with the ice-cream truck, where the endless choices of scoops and sweets and sprinkles were a dream come true. As a child, Beth had dreams of becoming a vet, owning a hippopotamus, and somehow becoming older than her older sister. Instead, Beth became a children’s book author who’s owned quite a few bulldogs and is now extremely happy that she remained younger than her older sister. You can learn more at www.bethferry.com.
Chow Hon Lam is an artist and award-winning T-shirt designer. The Bold, Brave Bunny is his children’s book debut. Teetu the bunny, the star of this book, has been in development for years, and seeing his story come to life is Hon’s dream come true. Hon lives in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Visit him at chowhonlam.com