Rabbit and Bear: Rabbit's Bad Habits: Book 1 - Rabbit and Bear (Hardback)
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Rabbit and Bear: Rabbit's Bad Habits: Book 1 - Rabbit and Bear (Hardback)

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Hardback 112 Pages / Published: 14/01/2016
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Gorgeously illustrated and with a classic feel, this is a brilliantly funny story of a rabbit and a bear who discover that things are always better when they're shared with a friend. Ideal for readers moving on from picture books.

'A perfect animal double-act.' (The Times, Book of the Week)

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.

But with an avalanche and a hungry wolf heading his way, Rabbit soon realises that it might be nice to have a friend on his side.

From novelist and playwright Julian Gough, and the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, Jim Field, this is 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

*Shortlisted for the Children's Book of the Year in the Irish Book Awards*

Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
ISBN: 9781444929317
Number of pages: 112
Weight: 289 g
Dimensions: 184 x 136 x 16 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Rabbit's Bad Habits should become an instant modern classic. Stands shoulder to shoulder with Pooh and Toad. Cheeky, delightful and hilarious. * Eoin Colfer *
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 *

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Leilah at Doncaster

“The start of a wonderful new series...”

There’s so much packed into this little book (the first in a new series aimed at newly independent readers) that it’s actually very hard to boil down into a short review. It’s an exhilarating, very quietly... More

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29th January 2016
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