Do Rabbits Have Christmas? (Hardcover)

By Aileen Fisher, Sarah Fox-Davies (Illustrator)

Henry Holt & Company, 9780805074918, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 16, 2007



Do rabbits have Christmas? Do rabbits get presents? Do they have secrets and smiles on their faces?

Aileen Fisher addresses these and other child-friendly questions in this sparkling collection of wintertime poems. Sarah Fox-Davies's charming art brings each delightful poem to life, and with an introduction by acclaimed poet Karla Kuskin, "Do Rabbits Have Christmas? "is a sweet, snowy read for children and rabbits alike.

About the Author

AILEEN FISHER (1906-2002) is the author of many beloved books of poetry for children. Her large body of work focused mainly on nature, quietly introducing children to the beauty of the outdoors.Aileen received the NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry in 1978.SARAH FOX-DAVIES's work has appeared in leading wildlife publications, and she has illustrated a number of picture books for children. Sarah lives in the country, where there are a few people and quite a lot of rabbits.

Praise For Do Rabbits Have Christmas?

“This lovely collection beautifully conveys the physical aspects of the arrival of winter and the anticipation and celebration of Christmas. . . . The appealing watercolors capture just the right tone and provide a perfect accompaniment to Fisher’s poems.”—School Library Journal
“[Fox-Davies’s] illustrations in watercolor and pencil are sweet and traditional, set on a snowy farm with a red farmhouse and cheery children bundled up against the cold. . . . This is a treat for Christmas or any winter reading.”—Kirkus Reviews