Cover image for The runaway bunny
Title:
The runaway bunny
Author:
Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : HarperCollins, [1991]

©1972
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 18 x 21 cm
Summary:
A little rabbit who wants to run away tells his mother how he will escape, but she is always right behind him.
General Note:
"Revised edition, with new illustrations, published in 1972"--T.p. verso.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
AD 600 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.7 0.5 7292.

Reading Counts RC K-2 2.8 1 Quiz: 09898 Guided reading level: I.
ISBN:
9780060207656

9780060207663
Format :
Book

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Summary

Clement Hurd redrew some of his pictures for this new edition of the profoundly comforting story of a bunny's imaginary game of hide-and-seek and the lovingly steadfast mother who finds him every time. "Best of the Best" Children's Books 1966-1978 (SLJ) Outstanding Children's Books of 1972 (NYT)


Author Notes

Margaret Wise Brown was born on May 10, 1910 in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York, to Robert Brown, a Vice President at American Manufacturing Company and Maud Brown, a housewife. She attended school in Lausanne, Switzerland for three years, before attending Dana Hall in Wellesley, Massachusetts for two years. In 1928, she began taking classes at Hollis College in Virginia.

In 1935, Brown began working at the Bank Street Cooperative School for student teachers. Two years later, her writing career took off with the publication of "When the Wind Blows." Over the course of fourteen years, Brown wrote over one hundred picture books for children. Some of her best known titles include Goodnight Moon, Big Red Barn and Runaway Bunny.

Margaret Wise Brown died on November 13, 1952 of an embolism following an operation in Nice, France.

(Bowker Author Biography)