Funny Bunny

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Author: Rachel Learnard

Illustrator: Alice and Martin Provensen

LEARNARD, Rachel. Funny Bunny. Pictures by Alice and Martin Provensen. NY: Simon and Schuster [1950]. 4to, [24]pp. Color pictorial boards. Color pictorial endpapers with a pop-up illustration on the front endpapers; color illustrations on every page. Spine end worn, covers slightly soiled with a tiny hole in lamination at outer front hinge, else an internally, clean, tight, bright copy with the delicate pop-up in remarkably fine condition. Without dust jacket, as issued. With a bookplate signed by the artists, Caldecott Medalists Alice & Martin Provensen, laid in. Scarce.

First edition, with the “A” proceeding the price code on front fixed endpaper. When the first bunny came to the forest, he didn’t have any tail at all! All of the other forest creatures made fun of him, and called him “Funny Bunny.” But this little bunny had a plan – one that would make him the envy of all of the other creatures around! A charming, oversized Golden Book from the Caldecott Medal-winning husband and wife team behind The Glorious Flight.