Knuffle Bunny Free: An Unexpected Diversion (Hardcover)
July 2010 Indie Next List
“Trixie has once again misplaced her Knuffle Bunny. But can Knuffle Bunny really last forever? The relationship between a child and that one very loved stuffed animal is more than precious. It is essential! Knuffle Bunny is Trixie's best friend. They do everything together. When and how you outgrow your plush childhood best friend is not an easy issue to grasp for children or adults, but Willems gives a great answer to this quandry. This is, no doubt, the best picture boo Mo Willems has ever produced!”
— Emily McLean, Brookline Booksmith, Brookline, MA
Trixie and her family are off on a fantastic trip to visit her grandparents--all the way in Holland But does Knuffle Bunny have different travel plans?
An emotional tour de force, Knuffle Bunny Free concludes one of the most beloved picture-book series in recent memory, with pitchperfect text and art, photos from around the world, and a stunningfoldout spread, culminating in a hilarious and moving surprise thatno child or parent will be able to resist.
Bestselling, award-winning author Mo Willems has created an epiclove story as only he can, filled with the joys and sadness of growing up--and the unconditional love that binds a father, mother, daughter, and a stuffed bunny.
“This denouement is enough to give you goose bumps, and young readers may be wiping the tears from their parents’ cheeks. Good night, Knuffle Bunny.”
-Booklist (starred review)