“Ready Rabbit Gets Ready!”
Brenna Maloney brings her background with stuffed sock creations to her first children’s book, Ready Rabbit Gets Ready!Sewn out of a striped sock with inked facial expressions,Ready Rabbit needs to get ready for the day, and this bunny’s imagination is on the go.
Before he completes a task, bunny needs to build a spaceship,
save an incapacitated whale,
and drive a stagecoach.
Will Ready Rabbit ever get ready?
This story promotes creative components of originality and imagination.
WHY I LIKE THIS BOOK: I like this book because it is a celebration of a child’s imagination. The character is original with his stuffed body and inked facial expressions. Humor abounds in this cute story that all children and caregivers can appreciate.
TITLE:Ready Rabbit Get Ready!
AUTHOR: Brenna Maloney
Photographs by: Chuck Kennedy
PUBLISHER: Viking, 2005
AGE GROUP: 3-6
TOPIC(S): getting ready for the day, imagination
CREATIVE COMPONENTS: imagination, originality
1) Make Feeling Puppets. Write a list of emotions. Pick five emotions. Color five paper plates yellow. Draw a different face on each plate that shows the five emotions. Tape a popsicle stick to the back of each plate.
2) Pick one of your stuffed animals. How might you move your stuffie to show different feelings?
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