Book Description

From School Library Journal Kindergarten-Grade 3-Although Mike loves to spend the night at his grandmothers house, he is worried that the Easter Bunny will not be able to find him there on the big day. After an unsuccessful phone call to an E. Bunney listed in the phone book, Mike and his friend Tony make signs and a map, then write and mail a letter explaining how to find Grandmas house. All is well until Mike discovers that the door to Grandmas apartment building has just been painted a new color. Filled with colorful illustrations, this six-chapter book has plenty of plot tension and action to keep newly independent readers interested. Those who still believe in magical mysteries will share Mikes concerns and be comforted by the storys happy ending while nonbelievers will still be curious about the boys plans.Gale W. Sherman, Pocatello Public Library, IDCopyright 1999 Reed Business Information, Inc. Read more From Kirkus Reviews paper 0-440-41499-7 When Mike learns that he will be spending Easter at his grandmothers house on Staten Island, he worries that the Easter Bunny will be unable to locate him and deliver goodies. A well-planned story line weaves together several humorous episodes: an attempt to find E.B. Rabbits telephone number in the local directory, the creation of a detailed geographic map and colorful signs, plus a heartfelt letter that includes vital information like the color of his grandmothers front door. Westons full-color illustrations capture Mikes fears, doubts, determination, and final joy; Winterss book comforts children and reminds them of the power of belief. (Picture book. 5-8) -- Copyright ?1999, Kirkus Associates, LP. All rights reserved. Read more