Great Children's Books Starring Rabbits

Rabbits may not have the decor cred of owls and foxes, but they've certainly made a name for themselves in children's literature. If you're looking to add a book to balance out the sugar in your child's Easter basket this year, here are some wonderful children's books featuring furry, big-eared bunnies.

FIRST ROW

1. Marshmallow by Clare Turlay Newberry
2. The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Clement Hurd
3. Big Rabbit's Bad Mood by Ramona Bădescu, illustrated by Delphine Durand
4. Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney, illustrated by Anita Jeram
5. The Velveteen Rabbit or How Toys Become Real by Margery Williams, illustrated by Charles Santore

SECOND ROW

6. Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems
7. Pat the Bunny by Dorothy Kunhardt 
8. The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes by DuBose Heyward, illustrated by Marjorie Flack
9. Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld
10. I Am A Bunny by Ole Rissom, illustrated by Richard Scarry

THIRD ROW

11. The Golden Egg Book by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Leonard Weisgard
12. Let's Make Rabbits by Leo Leonni
13. Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Clement Hurd
14. The Rabbits' Wedding by Garth Williams
15. The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter


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