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It's Not Easy Being a Bunny

An Early Reader Book for Kids

Illustrated by Roger Bollen
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Hardcover
$9.99 US
6.81"W x 9.31"H x 0.34"D   | 8 oz | 48 per carton
On sale Sep 12, 1983 | 48 Pages | 978-0-394-86102-9
Age 3-7 years | Preschool - 2
Reading Level: Lexile 400L | Fountas & Pinnell I
P.J. Funnybunny doesn't want to be a bunny anymore! In this hilarious Beginner Book, a young bunny explores life with different animal friends. And don’t miss the charming follow-up, It’s Better Being a Bunny, available now! This is a perfect gift for Easter or celebrating bunnies all year round.

P.J. Funnybunny is tired of cooked carrots and his big ears. It would be way more fun to be a bear, a bird, or a pig...right? Read along as P.J. leaves home and tries to determine who he is—and where he belongs. But this bunny might just learn that all he wants to be is...himself!

Beginner Books are fun, funny, and easy to read! Launched by Dr. Seuss in 1957 with the publication of The Cat in the Hat, this beloved early reader series motivates children to read on their own by using simple words with illustrations that give clues to their meaning. Featuring a combination of kid appeal, supportive vocabulary, and bright, cheerful art, Beginner Books will encourage a love of reading in children ages 3–7.
"Sick of being a bunny, P. J. Funnybunny takes off to become a bear. Hibernation gets dull, so he tries being a bird. And so it goes, with beavers, pigs, possums, and skunks—till P. J. realizes that bunnyhood is for him. The short, repeating text is ideal for beginners and the bright, humorous cartoons will get immediate attention."—School Library Journal 
Marilyn Sadler has been writing and illustrating children's books for 20 years. Her work has received many honors, including an IRA Classroom Choice Award and a Parents’ Choice Award. She lives in Ohio. View titles by Marilyn Sadler
Roger Bollen (1941–2015) was a writer and illustrator of the Animal Crackers syndicated comic strip. He also illustrated more than 50 children’s books with Marilyn Sadler, including titles featuring P. J. Funnybunny and Alistair’s Elephant. View titles by Roger Bollen

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P.J. Funnybunny doesn't want to be a bunny anymore! In this hilarious Beginner Book, a young bunny explores life with different animal friends. And don’t miss the charming follow-up, It’s Better Being a Bunny, available now! This is a perfect gift for Easter or celebrating bunnies all year round.

P.J. Funnybunny is tired of cooked carrots and his big ears. It would be way more fun to be a bear, a bird, or a pig...right? Read along as P.J. leaves home and tries to determine who he is—and where he belongs. But this bunny might just learn that all he wants to be is...himself!

Beginner Books are fun, funny, and easy to read! Launched by Dr. Seuss in 1957 with the publication of The Cat in the Hat, this beloved early reader series motivates children to read on their own by using simple words with illustrations that give clues to their meaning. Featuring a combination of kid appeal, supportive vocabulary, and bright, cheerful art, Beginner Books will encourage a love of reading in children ages 3–7.

Praise

"Sick of being a bunny, P. J. Funnybunny takes off to become a bear. Hibernation gets dull, so he tries being a bird. And so it goes, with beavers, pigs, possums, and skunks—till P. J. realizes that bunnyhood is for him. The short, repeating text is ideal for beginners and the bright, humorous cartoons will get immediate attention."—School Library Journal 

Author

Marilyn Sadler has been writing and illustrating children's books for 20 years. Her work has received many honors, including an IRA Classroom Choice Award and a Parents’ Choice Award. She lives in Ohio. View titles by Marilyn Sadler
Roger Bollen (1941–2015) was a writer and illustrator of the Animal Crackers syndicated comic strip. He also illustrated more than 50 children’s books with Marilyn Sadler, including titles featuring P. J. Funnybunny and Alistair’s Elephant. View titles by Roger Bollen

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