The Story of the Easter Bunny

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HarperCollins, Jan 18, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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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.

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User Review  - Katieflu628 - LibraryThing

This is a fun story on the traditions and celebrations of Easter. A bunny determined to be the one to deliver all baskets with eggs to children each year. What started as an old couple with help from ... Read full review

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User Review  - Marsella Johnson - Goodreads

What's not to love about a "round" old couple that decorates and delivers Easter Eggs to the kids in their little village? I fell in love with the illustrations and have decided I wouldn't mind being half of a round old couple...they are precious. Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Katherine Tegen has been writing stories since she was ten years old. She has always loved celebrating holidays and anything to do with magic. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Story of the Easter Bunny, illustrated by Sally Anne Lambert and praised by School Library Journal: "This visually splendid story with folktale rhythms makes a good choice for holiday sharing." She lives in New York City.

Sally Anne Lambert has illustrated a number of children’s books, including The Story of the Easter Bunny and The Story of the Leprechaun by Katherine Tegen; Gator Gumbo: A Spicy-Hot Tale by Candace Fleming; and Barkus, Sly and the Golden Egg by Angela McAllister. Ms. Lambert lives in Liverpool, England. You can visit her online at www.sallyannelambert.com.

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