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My Little Sister Ate One Hare

Written by Bill Grossman
Illustrated by Kevin Hawkes
Dragonfly Press 1998
 ISBN 978-0-517-88576-5

In this uproariously funny counting book, a ravenous little sister eats everything from one hare, two snakes, three ants . . until she makes the mistake of eating ten peas.


A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year
Family Life Best Book of the Year
IRA-CBC Children’s Choice
South Dakota Prairie Pasque Award
Virginia Young Readers Program Award
Indiana Young Hoosier Award Winner


“The rhyme and zippy rhythm never falter as Hawkes’s equally off-set art shows the widemouthed girl chowing down in some humorous guises.  For those who are not quick to get queasy, enjoying this feast will surely be easy.” 
Publishers Weekly

”A counting book that talks about swallowing slimy creatures and has outrageous illustrations is a guaranteed success with the primary-grade crowd.  Bravo!  Encore!”
School Library Journal - starred review

“A hoot from start to finish.”
Parent Picks 

Insider's Scoop

If you look carefully in My Little Sister Ate One Hare, you’ll find a painting of my little sister with “two left feet”.  I must have been dozing off when I painted that one.  A friend pointed it out to me after it was published so there was nothing I could do but laugh.

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