02 March 2017

My Brother’s Hot Cross Bottom by Jeremy Strong

Nicholas and his family have hatched a plan to make a homemade incubator and hatch eggs for the school’s Easter fare. Everything is going well until the eggs start mysteriously disappearing… and all the while the new rabbits, Saucepan and Nibblewibble, cause mayhem in the garden. A hilariously silly read about an egg-ceptionally unconventional family at Easter. 

The Golden Goose by Dick King-Smith

Farmer Skint and his family are having a tough time at Woebegone Farm, until one day when the goose lays the most fabulous of golden eggs. The golden egg hatches and inside they find a golden goose, who they call Joy, and the luck of the family begins to change. But how long can they keep their golden Joy a secret? This is a beautifully illustrated, heart-warming Dick King-Smith classic.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

Charlie Bucket is an ordinary boy who wins an extraordinary prize – a Golden Ticket tour around the infamous Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory. Charlie can’t believe his luck as, along with four other repulsively delightful children, he steps inside the most incredible chocolate-filled factory of wonder. Little do the children know what Willy Wonka, the most unusual chocolate-maker in the world, has in store for them! Everlasting gobstoppers at the ready, this is a scrumdiddlyumptious, rip-roaring read.

Watership Down by Richard Adams

Fiver the rabbit has a bad feeling that something terrible is going to happen to his home, Sandleford Warren. He’s so convinced in fact, that he persuades all the other rabbits they must leave their home behind and go on a journey. So begins a most unusual adventure to Watership Down. Join Fiver, Hazel, Pipkin, Bigwig, Silver and a whole stampede of other rabbits in their epic search for a new, safe home. This classic is timeless and a must-read for all generations. 

The Door In The Tree by William Corlett

It’s the Easter holidays and William, Mary and Alice Constant have gone to stay with their Uncle Jack in his mysterious Golden House at the edge of the forest. Discovering the Dark and Dreadful Path and stepping through a door in an ancient yew tree, they discover the secret of magic, as they immerse themselves in the magical world of the wood. The second book in The Magician’s House Quartet is perfect for inquisitive readers who enjoy stories of adventures in the great outdoors.

Boojer by Alison Prince

Boojer is a bored rabbit. He’s sick and tired of being forgotten in a hutch by an owner who can’t even be bothered to feed him. But luckily Boojer manages to escape! Now all he wants to find are some juicy carrots and a lovely friend… it shouldn’t be too tricky, should it? A hopping-mad story featuring some of the furry friends from Alison Prince’s Cat Number 3 and Bumble. 

All Because of Jackson by Dick King-Smith

Jackson the rabbit has a dream. There’s a big world out there and Jackson is desperate to see it. He really, really wants to go to sea. One day Jackson decides to throw caution to the wind and with his girlfriend, Bunny, to go where no pair of rabbits have gone before, as stowaways on the boat Atalanta. Destination – Australia! This is an adventurous tale, all about dreaming big and following your heart.

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