Knuffle Bunny Free: An Unexpected Diversion (Hardcover)

By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
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“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

Description


Trixie and her family are off on a fantastic trip to visit her grandparentsall 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 stunning foldout spread, culminating in a hilarious and moving surprise that no child or parent will be able to resist.

Bestselling, award-winning author Mo Willems has created an epic love 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.

About the Author


Mo Willems knows a Good Idea when he sees one. A three-time Caldecott Honor winner (for Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, Knuffle Bunny, and Knuffle Bunny Too), he also won two Geisel Medals and two Geisel Honors for his Elephant and Piggie books. His books are perennial New York Times bestsellers, including Knuffle Bunny Free, Hooray for Amanda & Her Alligator!, and the Cat the Cat series. Before he turned to making picture books, Mo was a writer and animator on Sesame Street, where he won six Emmys. Mo lives with his family in Massachusetts.

Mo Willems knows a Good Idea when he sees one. A three-time Caldecott Honor winner (for Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, Knuffle Bunny, and Knuffle Bunny Too), he also won two Geisel Medals and two Geisel Honors for his Elephant and Piggie books. His books are perennial New York Times bestsellers, including Knuffle Bunny Free, Hooray for Amanda & Her Alligator!, and the Cat the Cat series. Before he turned to making picture books, Mo was a writer and animator on Sesame Street, where he won six Emmys. Mo lives with his family in Massachusetts.

Praise For…


“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)

Product Details
ISBN: 9780061929571
ISBN-10: 0061929573
Publisher: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Publication Date: September 28th, 2010
Pages: 52
Language: English