The Magic Rabbit
author/illustrator: Annette LeBlanc Cate
Ray the magician and his bunny assistant are best friends. They work together all day, performing their act in front of admiring crowds and return each night to the tiny apartment they share. But one day the friends become separated downtown, and suddenly Bunny is lost and alone. How will he ever find Ray in the hustle and bustle of the city? With its wonderfully detailed black-and-white illustrations strategically sprinkled with yellow (look carefully!), this tender story from a talented authorillustrator will have you believing in the magic of friendship.
“Cate performs a little magic trick of her own . . . conjuring up two instantly likable characters. . . . Readers will demand an encore.” — Publishers Weekly (starred review)