The Tough Winter Author:Robert Lawson Copyright 1954 — When Uncle Analdas, the old, old Rabbit, predicted, "I hold it's goin' to be a tough winter, and needn't nobody bother to deny it," all the Rabbit Hill Animals said he was just getting old and gloomy. But even Uncle Analdas couldn't remember a winter as tough as this. Thanksgiving brought an ice storm and a food shortage, and the... more » Folks went away to bluegrass country for the winter, leaving a neglectful Caretaker and a mean Dog in charge.
All the entertaining animals of the woods and fields of the Connecticut Hill are here again: Little Georgie, filled with bustle and excitement; Father, the perfect Southern gentleman; and Porky, Phewie, Mother, Mole, and all the rest. And this time Willie Fieldmouse, loyal to the Hill to the last, and Uncle Analdas, a hero of the situation, play very important roles in the winter drama.« less