A LITTLE BIT BRAVE by Nicola Kinnear


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Age Range: 4 - 8
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A bunny overcomes his fear of the outside world and sets off on his first adventure.

Bunny friends Logan and Luna couldn’t be more different. Logan is a “stay-at-home-bunny.” Luna is daring and has “new adventures every day.” Luna invites Logan to join in her adventures, but he is too scared. One day, fed up with Logan’s timorousness, Luna stomps off in frustration. Logan feels awful and realizes he must make up with her immediately to save their friendship. There’s only one problem—she’s “OUTSIDE!” Reluctantly, he packs a higgledy-piggledy assemblage of items and heads out the door. The outside world is scary, but thankfully Logan meets some helpful forest friends. As Logan searches for Luna, he discovers whole new worlds and creatures: underwater, among the trees, and deep inside a dark cave. He kind of likes it. When he stops to rest, he hears a cry of distress. Luna is in trouble! Logan must summon all his courage to save her, rising magnificently to the occasion using a surprising secret weapon. Kinnear illustrates Logan’s romp through the autumnal woods and beyond with a touch of whimsy. The rich, vibrant palette—swirling waters in cool shades of blue and glowing woodlands drenched in warm, earthy hues—paired with a lighthearted text makes for a charming story.

A sweet addition to the “you’re braver than you think” shelf. (Picture book. 4-8)

Pub Date: April 7th, 2020
ISBN: 978-1-338-56327-6
Page count: 32pp
Publisher: Orchard/Scholastic
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Kirkus Reviews Issue: Feb. 1st, 2020


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