Unraveling Rose (Hardcover)

By Brian Wray, Shiloh Penfield (Illustrator)

Schiffer Publishing, 9780764353932, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 28, 2017

List Price: 16.99*
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Rose is a stuffed bunny who loves the little boy she lives with and all the fun they have together. They play in the park, paint pictures, and read stories. Everything is perfect, until she discovers a loose thread dangling from her arm. Rose tries to ignore the little string, but it is no use. No matter how hard she tries, Rose can't stop pulling at it. Before long, the thread is all she can think about. Slowly, her arm unravels, its stuffing falls out, and Rose can no longer do the things she loves doing. Can Rose find a way to forget about the little loose thread? The story offers a great way for parents and teachers to talk to children about what happens when impulsive and obsessive thoughts get in the way of enjoying everyday life, and what to do about it.

About the Author

Brian Wray has been writing professionally since 2003. He has written for Walt Disney Studios and earned both television producing and writing credits. Inspired by the bottomless imagination of his daughters, Brian focuses on storytelling for children.