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Emmaline and the bunny

by Hannigan, Katherine.

Format: Print Book 2009
Availability: Available at 9 Libraries 9 of 11 copies
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Summary

Emmaline lives in a very tidy town, but Emmaline is not tidy. Emmaline likes to hop, hop, hop and holler, "Hoopalala!" And, more than anything, Emmaline wants a bunny.

Orson Oliphant is mayor of the town. He is very tidy. Orson Oliphant does not like hopping and hollering. And, more than anything, Orson Oliphant does not like animals. He has banished them all, including bunnies.

But there is still one special, secret place in town where animals can hop and fly and be free--a place where there is a bunny.

Is there a way for Emmaline to have a bunny of her own?

Written and illustrated in full color by Katherine Hannigan--the best-selling author of Ida B--Emmaline and the Bunny is a celebration of ingenuity . . . and untidiness.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "*Starred Review* In Hannigan's debut novel, Ida B (2004), she introduced a furious young heroine trying to cope with changes in her life. Here, in this quiet fantasy, she offers something quite different. Emmaline wants a bunny, but Emmaline lives on Shipshape Street in the town of Neatasapin. Enforcing the tidiness is Mayor Oliphant, who insists that children be silent and spotless and houses be spick-and-span. The intimidated electorate adheres to his edicts. But Emmaline, a puddle splasher and silly-phrase shouter ( Dinglederrydee! ) is an anomaly, albeit a lonely one, since the other kids won't play with her. So she seeks out a wild bunny, which she finds, and loses, and finds again, and in the process changes both her parents and her town. Told in very short chapters and using language in unusual ways, this is a small delight, cunningly illustrated by Hannigan's own sweet watercolors, reminiscent of Beatrix Potter's works. The fun wordplay is just the thing to get new readers going, but most children will simply enjoy listening to the story again and again.--Cooper, Ilene Copyright 2009 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Hannigan follows Ida B., her critically acclaimed debut, with this environmental fable, which she has illustrated with tender watercolor art that often displays deft touches of humor. Lonely Emmaline wants a bunny "most mostly" (one picture shows her watching a bunny on TV, its legs lining up with the set's, its ears with the antennae). But messy pets are prohibited in her town, Neatasapin, where ornery Mayor Orson Oliphant has outlawed dirt, weeds and puddles. She follows a wild bunny into the underbrush where she learns that in order to keep the rabbit in her company, she must make her world more inviting to wild creatures, i.e., messier. The resulting unruliness of her yard riles the mayor, but brings about his overturn. The green message is kid-empowering; the prose style-which favors verb constructions like "scoot-skedaddling" and "scimper-scampering," and exclamations like "dungleberrydoo," and "hoopalala!"-will divide the audience, who will find it charming or twee. Still, the text, art and compact trim size add up to an overall package that young animal lovers will likely find irresistible. Ages 7-12. (Mar.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Subjects Orderliness -- Fiction.
Cleanliness -- Fiction.
Individuality -- Fiction.
Loneliness -- Fiction.
Rabbits -- Fiction.
Publisher New York :Greenwillow Books,2009
Edition 1st ed.
Language English
Description 94 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm
ISBN 9780061626548 (trade bdg.)
0061626546 (trade bdg.)
9780061626555 (lib. bdg.)
0061626554 (lib. bdg.)
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