Bear and Bunny
by Daniel Pinkwater, illustrated by Will Hillenbrand
Candlewick Press, 2015
Bear and Bunny is the perfect friendship story filled with love and humor.
Rendered in mixed media, each scene is filled with clever extras to delight the mind and endearing expressions that move the heart. Bear and Bunny are friends. Bear thinks Bunny is a little bear. Bunny thinks Bear is a big bunny. They delight in exploring their world and sing songs together. After their naps, they wonder why they don’t have a pet. They discuss what a pet is and think about what pet they would like. After a lot of thinking, they take another nap. When they wake, they see something up in the tree. The animals goes, “Croak!” and they climb the tree to take home their new pet, a kitty.
A quiet, yet humorous book about friends, perfect for bedtime.