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PAT THE BUNNY: Lets Find Bunny (lift-the-flaps book)

Author: Edith Kunhardt Davies

Illustrator: Dorothy Kunhardt

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Publisher: Golden Books Publishing Company, Inc,

Material: board book

Summary: Pat the Bunny doesn't want to go to bed. He hides in lots of places, waiting for you to find him. This is a pop-up book for toddlers.

Type of Reading: bedtime story, family reading, anytime reading, read aloud book, learning to read

Recommended Age: read together: 0 to 4; read yourself: 6 to 8

Interest Level: 0 to 3

Age of Child: Started reading with child 18 months old.

Young Reader Reaction: S/He consistently chooses this at bedtime. Toddler enjoys flaps.

Adult Reader Reaction: The pictures and flaps are fun. It is a short story, even for a toddler book, but that’s helpful. Flaps are strong and can keep attention better than books without.

Pros: This is a simple story that is soothing for bedtime. The flaps encourage interaction.

Cons: By 2 years old, the child may outgrow this.

Borrow or Buy: Buy! It’s a still a classic. The strong flaps last longer than other pop up books.

If You Liked This Book, Try: PAT THE BIRTHDAY BUNNY (lift-the-flap/activity book)   THE SNOWMAN (activity book)   I SPY AT THE ZOO

Educational Themes: The flaps allow the child to enjoy discovery and the pride that comes with success.

Notes: This is an abridged version of the Pat the Bunny books.

Literary Categories: Fiction - picture book, animal characters

Date(s) Reviewed: August 2003

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