EVERYONE KNOWS THAT BUNNIES ARE CREATURES LITTLE SOFT, FUZZY, TIMID, WHO SPEND THEIR LIVES HOPPING THROUGH FIELDS, EFFRONTÉS VEGETABLES AND BARELY MAKE A SOUND.
Well, meet Suki. This small ring around his left eye told you that it is a bunny girl, who likes to stand out in the crowd and who likes to make itself heard. Suki likes right jumping in mud puddles and make big waves. She likes to give his brothers and sisters a loud wake-up call in the morning and butterflies following, in the hope of learning the secret of fluttering above the ground. Even the stern of Momma warning that it has had roughly enough Suki exuberant noise for a day is not cancel his free spirit, despite her apology and temporary to be a good and peaceful intentions bunny shortly.
But call of adventure, and when brother Mickey is too timid to take off through the field on a shipment of carrot, Suki sets on its own. This small runaway bunny has just before a wonderful time out in the open until it has something spots long and sharp, orange, and delicious. BOYCOTTONS! In his enthusiasm, Suki fails to notice that this tempting carrot is the bait in a trap of box-stick open and powerful hops to only Suki unbox it and save the capture. Suddenly, Suki wishes she were curved upward safe and calm in the burrow of Momma as Mickey. And Suki was always as good assets ground.
Carmela and Amico later, Steven Suki, the very strong rabbit (Dutton, 2011) is the evidence that a beloved premise can still thrive in the hands of a skilled practitioners. Carmela D'Amico, creator of the popular Ella the elephant books, creates just the right amount of danger and suspense in this history of the adventurer in the tradition of timeless Peter and Steven D'Amico soft forms and skilful use of colour make this story a delightful reading. It pair with fairy bunny latest of Kevin Henkes's Caldecott-winning, in this same type small white rabbit, (narrative, 2011) (see my recent review here) for a pair of stories bunny that make all home, right where all the little bunnies should be at sunset.