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Runaway Bunny: A 75th Anniversary Restrospective

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Author: Margaret Wise Brown

Illustrator: Clement Hurd

“If you run away,” said his mother, “I will run after you. For you are my little bunny.”

A little bunny keeps running away from his mother in this imaginary game of hide-and-seek. Children will be profoundly comforted by this lovingly steadfast mother who finds her child every time.

The Runaway Bunny, first published in 1942 and never out of print, has indeed become a classic. Generations of readers have fallen in love with the gentle magic of its reassuring words and loving pictures.

A seventy-fifth anniversary edition of the bestselling classic story with a historical essay by Leonard Marcus, featuring archival materials all presented in a beautiful linen case cover with a commemorative foil sticker.

This retrospective edition commemorates The Runaway Bunny with a thirty-two-page retrospective look by children’s book historian Leonard Marcus in the last half of the book. With lively anecdotes and photographs throughout, this deluxe edition featuring foil stamping on the linen case cover and a commemorative foil sticker is a must-have for any library.