Everyone knows that the Easter Bunny comes every year with a basket of painted eggs andchocolates. But who is the Easter Bunny, and what is his story
On a snow-cold day in a snug little house ... So begins the true story of the Easter Bunny.
A little white rabbit watches and helps an old couple make chocolate and paint Easter eggs. As each year passes, the little white rabbit helps out a little bit more until he becomes the Easter Bunny, with the help of a few furry friends.
Katherine Tegen has fashioned an original tale that explains the origin of one of childhood's favorite legends. Delicate and marvelously detailed paintings make this magical story completely believable.
"Gracefully told...Full of details that young readers will enjoy spotting."--Kirkus Reviews
"Tender and imaginitve...A neatly crafted small fable...Likely to have cross-generational appeal for sharing."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"Beautifully illustrated in muted tones and a classic fairytale style."--San Francisco Chronicle
"Text teems with sensory details...Visually splendid story...for holiday sharing."--School Library Journal
"Told with child-like wonder."--Publishers Weekly
"Charming tale...as lovely and inviting as a sugar egg."--Booklist
"This is a charming and heartfelt story about a rabbit helping an elderly couple as they make beautiful eggs for the children of their village each year" (from the article "Egg-cellent Book Gifts for Your Little Bunny's Easter Basket").--Brightly