Bear looked all around. "No it isn't," said Bear cautiously. "It's a lovely sunny day."
In this laugh-out-loud funny story, a rabbit and bear discover that things are always better when they're shared with a friend.
Bear wakes up early from hibernation. If she can't sleep, then at least she can make a snowman.
Rabbit has never made a snowman, but he definitely wants to make one that's better than Bear's.
However, with an avalanche and a hungry wolf heading his way, Rabbit soon realises that it might be nice to have a friend on your side. Especially when it comes to building snowmen.
A tale of friendship, gravity, and just a little bit of poo.
'Rabbit's Bad Habits is a breath of fresh air in children's fiction, a laugh-out-loud story of rabbit and wolf and bear, of avalanches and snowmen. The sort of story that makes you want to send your children to bed early, so you can read it to them.' - Neil Gaiman
This book is the first in a brand new series.
Julian Gough is a novelist and playwright who regularly writes for The Guardian. His previous works include Juno & Juliet. Illustrator Jim Field was the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and is the illstrator of the bestselling younger children's title Oi Frog.
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Number of pages: 112
Weight: 197 g
Dimensions: 185 x 130 x 11 mm
A perfect animal double-act enchants. -- Alex O'Connell * The Times *
Sure to become a firm favourite * The Bookbag *
A laugh out loud story with just a hint of poo. * Charlie Byrne's Bookshop *
A charming, wonderful and eccentric story * Sschambe Blog *
It's an exhilarating, very quietly educational, and - most of all - riotously funny read. * Waterstones, Leilah Skelton *
This is a superb book and the real joy to me is in the conversations (sometimes quite philosophical) between Rabbit and Bear. * Parents In Touch *
It's beautifully illustrated and is a super story, with cheeky one-liners, that is ideal to share on cold winter evenings * Manchester Evening News *
A great book that will become a classic * London Mums Magazine *
What a treat this little book is! Not only does it have a funny and warm story that is full of heart, it is also gorgeously presented with spot-colour illustrations by Jim Field...Lots of fun, highly recommended. -- Anna Flinn * Reading Zone *
A laugh-out-loud celebration of friendship, forest life...and poo * Metro *
Has a cheeky charm that will thrill younger readers * The Guardian *
A delight, with super illustrations and a lovely story about friendship * Independent on Sunday *
With wonderful landscapes and characterisation by Jim Field, this book is highly recommended and will still delight after many readings * Inis *
A healthy dose of quirky humour * Irish Times *
Julian Gough's text is quirky and lively with a distinctive style, and Jim Field's illustrations are a joy * Awfully Big Reviews *
These 100-page, fully illustrated stories will be as popular with bedtime-story-reading grown-ups as they are with newly confident readers. We love the funny illustrations, the cheeky humour and the underlying messages about friendship and life. * The School Run *
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