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Ninja and Bunny's Great Adventure – Book Review & Tour
Today I’m hosting this stunning Children’s
Picture Book about two sisters. It’s
appropriate for all ages, boys and girls, and will delight parents as well with
its message and gorgeous illustrations.
Check out my review below and make sure to
enter the giveaway at the end of this post with special prizes that fit the
themes of adventure, fantasy, and heroism included in this book.
Book: Ninja and Bunny's Great Adventure
Author: Kara S. Tyler; Illustrations by: Sarah Pacetti
Publisher: Evolved Publishing
Publication Date: 15 December 2015
Bunny's Great Adventure by Kara S. Tyler is a fun, magical, adventurous
children's picture-book story.
The story is about two
sisters, the older one Ruthie tells her younger sister Marian that they have to
go save the fairies. Marian, thinking it's one of her sister's make-believe
games, dresses up as Bunny and follows her into the woods near their house.
There, Ruthie shows Marian how
to enter fairyland and together they save the fairy queen.
I was surprised by and later
liked the reversal in roles at the beginning of the story, where Marian appears
to be wiser than her older sister.
"For a moment, Marian wondered if Ruthie
remembered this was just a game."
I particularly liked the
author's take on fear and how standing up to it will banish it away. Also, how sometimes prolonging our fears may turn them into something they are not.
"There was nothing to be afraid of…but running
away made it seem so much scarier."
The pictures, by illustrator Sarah Pacetti, are beautifully
done and portray the wording well; the colours are vivid as are the characters
of Ninja and Bunny.
"Magic wrapped around them, transforming them
into their fairy selves, making them truly Ninja and Bunny."
Speaking about her story at
the end of the book, author Kara S Tyler reveals that the "The
Adventures of Ninja
and Bunny first
came about because of a fabulous conversation overheard between Kara's two children during a very long
car ride. The two young girls spent over two hours debating the various aspects
of Fae politics and social structure. Without realising it, the girls were
building a world so read, Ray Bradbury would be proud."
Overall rating: 5 stars
Note: I received a free copy of Ninja and Bunny's Great
Adventure in exchange for an honest review as
part of a blog tour.
Kara S Tyler
is the real world name of author Pavarti K Tyler. As Pav, her books have
spanned genres and won many awards, however, they are geared toward an adult
audience. Now that she’s writing children’s books, Kara has decided to use her
Adventures of Ninja and Bunny first came about because of a fabulous
conversation overheard between Kara’s two children during a very long car
ride. The two young girls spent over two hours debating various aspects
of Fae politics and social structure. Without realizing it, the girls
were building a world so real, Ray Bradbury would be proud.
in Baltimore with her husband, two children and two terrible dogs. She is
a full-time author and mother.