"In colorful double spreads, Long clothes the crowds of bunnies in medieval splendor and gives them amusingly appropriate expressions— dogged, silly, anxious, etc. As much fun as a barrel of bunnies. (Poetry/Picture book. 4-10)"
Beginning with ``The Bunnies are a feeble folk/Whose weakness is their strength./To shun a gun a Bun will run/To almost any length,'' a popular turn-of-the-century nonsense poet (1863-1935) spins a mock heroic tale about a contest for the hand of the Princess Bunita, reversing conventions at every turn (``Only the faint-hearted/Are deserving of the fair'').
Read full book review >