Jack wants a dog for his birthday, but when he opens the box, instead of the puppy he is expecting, he finds a rabbit. His disappointment is extreme -- until he discovers that this rabbit can talk. The rabbit becomes a good listener to Jack’s troubles with a couple of school bullies and thinks up a way to help Jack pay them back. But it is hard to keep a talking rabbit a secret, and once Jack tells his friend Nick the secret is out and soon the rabbit is stolen. It is up to Jack and Nick to find him
About the Author
Margaret Beames is the well-known author of Oliver’s Party and the award-winning Oliver in the
Garden, as well as novels such as Outlanders, The Shearwater Bell and Duster. Margaret lives in Feilding.
About the Illustrator
Ian McNee is a New Zealander who has lived in the UK until recently. He has previously illustrated books for children around the world, mainly for Usborne.