Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present by Charlotte Zolotow


Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present by Charlotte Zolotow

Little Girl really needs to find a birthday present for her mother in her favourite colour. But with so many things to choose from, she's going to need some help from Rabbit...And so they search, learning about colours as they go. It is a beautifully endearing tale from author Charlotte Zolotow and illustrated by Where The Wild Things Are creator Maurice Sendak.


A gentle, lyrical story telling how a little girls solves the problem of what to get for her mother's birthday. A wonderful way to explore colour, with beautiful illustrations Nursery World

About the Author

Charlotte Zolotow (Author) Charlotte Zolotow was born in Norfolk, Virginia in 1915. She was a renowned American author, poet, editor and publisher of many books for children. As well as authoring over 60 books for children, she worked as an editor at HarperCollins and edited many well-known authors such as Paul Fleischman, Paul Zindel, Mary Rodgers, Robert Lipsyte and Francesca Lia Block. She lived in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, where she died, aged 98. Maurice Sendak (Illustrator) Maurice Sendak was born in Brooklyn, New York. He began by illustrating other authors' books for children, but the first book that he both wrote and illustrated was Kenny's Window, published in 1956. In his lifetime, he illustrated over 80 books, and received many awards, including the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are. In 1970 he was the first American to win the Hans Christian Andersen Illustrator's Medal. He passed away in May 2012.

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40 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

3rd January 2002



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