THE SMALL ONE by Zhenya Gay


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When Mama rabbit leaves her six little cottontails she warns them not to budge. But Small One is a curious little, brave little rabbit and off he goes into the tall grass. There he meets some other small animals and is delighted with his adventure until he comes face to face with a fox. At this point Small One seriously wishes he had listened to Mama. In skillful rabbit fashion, Mama appears and diverts the fox, and Small One, a happy, chastened little rabbit returns to his brothers and sisters. Zhenya Gay's drawings of Small One and his family and her quiet, believable text, tenderly portray that flyffyness and softness of the rabbit which make him a favorite animal of all children.

Pub Date: Aug. 1st, 1958
Publisher: Viking