Battle Bunny by Mac Barnett, Jon Scieszka

Battle Bunny

Written by Mac Barnett, Jon Scieszka
Illustrated by Matthew Myers

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Award-winning authors Jon Scieszka and Mac Barnett have teamed up to create a wildly funny story in which a Birthday Bunny turns his very own special day into Battle Day! Battle Bunny has an evil plan to become master of all! But Battle Bunny meets some formidable opposition …How battle Bunny’s plan unfolds is dramatically told in words and pictures.


Battle Bunny by Mac Barnett, Jon Scieszka

When Alex is given a silly, sappy picture book called Birthday Bunny, he picks up a pencil and turns it into something he'd actually like to read: Battle Bunny. An adorable rabbit's journey through the forest becomes a secret mission to unleash an evil plan - a plan that only Alex can stop. Featuring layered, original artwork, this dynamic picture book celebrates children as storytellers.


This deliciously subversive piece of metafiction skewers - with sharp wit and a sharper pencil - the earnest, purposeful literature so popular in the middle of the last century. Booklist, starred review

This is a perfect book to give independent readers who are looking for something a little different. The unique layout and design will inspire creativity in readers. School Library Journal, starred review

About the Author

Mac Barnett is the author of the Brixton Brother series and several picture books, including Guess Again! and Chloe and the Lion (both illustrated by Adam Rex), and The New York Times bestseller Extra Yarn (9781406352481). He's on the board of directors of 826LA, a non-profit writing centre. Mac lives in California. Jon Scieszka was the first National Ambassador for Young People's Literature in the USA. He is the author of some of the best known and funniest books written for children and is the creator of the Trucktown series. Jon is a former school teacher and an avid promoter of literacy. Jon lives with his family in New York.

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40 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

1st January 2015




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