Rabbit Hill Author:Robert Lawson Story and drawings by Robert Lawson. — All the Hill was boiling with excitement as the animals discussed the great news - new Folks coming into the Big House! The Little Animals speculated about the change, some fearfully (there was always the possibility of Dogs and Cats; of shotguns, rifles, poisons, and explosives; of traps and snares; and wo... more »rst of all, Boys!!), but most were hopeful that the new Folks would be planting Folks. It had been three years since there was a good garden and times had been pretty hard. Robert Lawson's beautiful drawings capture the magical spirit of the Hill.
Awarded the John Newberry Medal.
"Robert Lawson, because he loves the Connecticut country and the little animals of field and wood...has created for the sensitive reader of any age a whole, fresh, lively, amusing world." ---New York Times« less