Knuffle Bunny

Knuffle Bunny

A Cautionary Tale

Book - 2004
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Trixie, Daddy, and Knuffle Bunny take a trip to the neighborhood Laundromat. But the exciting adventure takes a dramatic turn when Trixie realizes somebunny was left behind...Using a combination of muted black-and-white photographs and expressive illustrations, this stunning book tells a brilliantly true-to-life tale about what happens when Daddy's in charge and things go terribly, hilariously wrong.
Publisher: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c2004.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780786818709
Branch Call Number: j P FAVORITE WILLEMS
Characteristics: 1 volumes (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 32 cm.


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LoganLib_JennyI Aug 09, 2020

I love Mo Willems books. Knuffle Bunny introduces a new series and characters to Willems collections - a toddler, Trixie, her beloved stuffed bunny and Trixie's parents.
This is a dramatic and hilarious story for all ages. Trixie, Knuffle Bunny and Dad head off to the laundromat and toddler Trixie is unable to communicate the unfolding drama. This results in two frantic parents and a race to solve the problem.

Mar 28, 2020

Fantastic! I love everything Mo is putting out there and the audio versions have his daughter reading the Knuffle Bunny books with him!

Feb 24, 2020

2005 Caldecott Honor - Favorite Illustration: I liked the concept of the cartoon-like illustrations over the actual photos, making it seem like this story could happen to anyone, not just the family depicted. Also, I love that the second time the family goes through the park, they pass a man wearing a pigeon (of Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus fame) shirt.
This is a cute story of a child's first words. I don't know that it has a massive contribution to children's literature, although I guess everyone does have a first word. My child's first word was "El-loy" It was her word for dog, as my parents' dog is named Elroy.

Feb 09, 2020

I read this for the "An Award-Winning Novel" part of my 2020 reading challenge as it won a Caldecott Honor. I liked the mix of art styles, but this probably would have appealed more to a child than it did to me.

Feb 13, 2019

This is one of my favorite books to read to my son (1 year old). Such a sweet story with cute drawings on top of photos.

This is a very sweet and funny story about a little girl and her bunny who is very important to her. This is the first time I read a picture book from today’s generation. I think that this book is a wonderful story for every child, as well as for adults, as not only is it a reminder of how precious a toy is to a child, but it is a humourous and fun read! The illustrations are very funny, and there are sequels: Knuffle Bunny Too, and Knuffle Bunny Free. I think adults will enjoy reading anything by this author: Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, The Pigeon Needs A Bath, and The Pigeon Wants A Puppy. (submitted by KB)

Aug 28, 2018

Bestselling author, Mo Willems has created another wonderful children’s story. Knuffle Bunny is a wonderful children’s storybook about a young girl named Trixie and her lost bunny. When Trixie and her father take a trip to the Laundromat, Trixie realizes something, her Knuffle Bunny is gone. Join Trixie and her father as they retrace their steps to try and find Trixie’s Knuffle Bunny. This is a great children’s story for all ages, kids will love the colourful words, pictures, and even the characters. This is also a great read out loud book and I guarantee that it will bring many laughs. If you love Knuffle Bunny then be sure to read Knuffle Bunny 2 and 3. If you love Mo Willems then you should also read the Pigeon series and the Piggy and Elephant books. @readit12 of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

Dec 22, 2016

Another wonderful Mo Willems book to read aloud. The littles love hearing adults try out the nonsense language in this story ("Aggleflaggleklabble!") -- this will become an instant favorite that you will read again and again!

Jun 18, 2016

My children are age 3 and 6, and we finally read Mo Willem's Knuffle Bunny for the first time. (I am not sure how we neglected this for so many years!) The illustration method is original and refreshing: sepia-toned photos of Brooklyn with hand-drawn collage "cartoon-style" characters collaged on top. The story is nearly universal. A little girl loses her beloved stuffed-animal, and her parents recover it. Think: A Pocket for Courdory. But layered sweetly with language development and a good old-fashioned "boneless" (seemlingly irrational) tantrum on the street, it is a sweet statement about language development, communication and toddlerhood. When you close the book, you will turn to your spouse and reminisce about that time you forgot your child's "lovie" at the daycare over the weekend.

kristyhillius Feb 03, 2016

My children loved reading this book over and over. Its about a child and his love for his stuffed bunny toy.

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donyouth16 Jul 14, 2017

A girl loses her stuffed animal. She freaks out. Hilarity ensues. Her father finds it again.


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May 22, 2009

Aggle Flaggle Klabble!


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