The Rabbit Listened
In the wake of a terrible loss, Taylor doesn't know where to turn. All the animals are sure they have the answer—but it isn't until the rabbit arrives and simply listens that Taylor begins to feel better. A deeply moving exploration of grief and empathy.
With it's spare, poignant text and irresistibly sweet illustrations, The Rabbit Listened is a tender meditation on loss.
When something terrible happens, Taylor doesn't know where to turn. All the animals are sure they have the answer. The chicken wants to talk it out, but Taylor doesn't feel like chatting. The bear thinks Taylor should get angry, but that's not quite right either. One by one, the animals try to tell Taylor how to process this loss and, one by one, they fail. Then the rabbit arrives. All the rabbit does is listen—which is just what Taylor needs.
Whether read in the wake of tragedy or as a primer for comforting others, this is a deeply moving and unforgettable story sure to soothe heartache of all sizes.
|Lexile ® Measure||AD450L|
|Product Type||Hardcover Books|
|Book Type||Picture Books|
|Primary Contributor||Cori Doerrfeld|
|Age Groups||Ages 0 to 3, Ages 4 to 6|
|Publisher||Penguin Random House|