The perfect preschool story about wanting what you can't have.
Betty Bunny can't understand why she is allowed to buy only one toy at the toy store, when there are so many toys that she wants so very, very much. So Betty leaves tearfully without any toys. Mom and Dad come up with a solution to help Betty choose just one toy the next time they go shopping - she gets her own money to spend on what she wants, and once it is gone, she can't have any more. But if anyone can find a loophole, Betty can! Betty Bunny proves that, once again, she is a lovable handful, and her negotiating skills will be instantly recognizable (and hilarious) to everyone with a preschooler in their lives.
About the Author
A native of Wayland, Massachusetts, Michael Kaplan wrote plays and musicals throughout high school and at Princeton University, where he attended college. Upon graduation he moved to New York where a number of his plays received productions and staged readings, primarily at The Ensemble Studio Theatre, where he is a member. For the past twenty-two years, he has lived in Los Angeles, working as a television writer and producer on a total of twelve different prime time shows for ABC, NBC, FOX, and UPN. His career as a comedy writer has included stints as a writer and Supervising Producer on two of television's most respected comedies, Roseanne and Frasier. For his work on the latter, he received an Emmy award, as a member of the producing staff, for best comedy series. He co-created and Executive Produced I'm In the Band for Disney XD. His new show, Dog With a Blog will be premiering on Disney Channel in the fall of 2012. He is the author of Betty Bunny Loves Chocolate Cake and Betty Bunny Wants Everything. He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and three children.
Stephane Jorisch has illustrated numerous picture books, including New Year at the Pier, Granddad's Fishing Buddy, The Real Story of Stone Soup, and Jabberwocky, for which he won the prestigious Governor General's Award, the Canadian equivalent of the Caldecott. Mr. Jorisch lives with his wife and three children in Montreal, Canada.
Praise for Betty Bunny Wants Everything…
"Laugh-out-loud writing and spot-on characterizations convey a distinctive family with very relatable dilemmas."
"Kaplan again has his finger on the pulse of childhood insatiability . . . Audiences will recognize the impulses, celebrate the disaster, and take sly pleasure in Betty's victory over parental reason."
-The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"Toddlers and parents of toddlers will surely relate to this hilarious handful of a rabbit girl."