“Let’s make rabbits,” says the scissors to the pencil, and before the reader’s eyes, two rabbits appear—one drawn by the pencil, the other cut from brightly patterned paper by the scissors. When the rabbits are hungry, the scissors cuts out a paper carrot and the pencil draws a carrot. But one day the rabbits find a real carrot. “Let’s eat it,” the hungry rabbits say. A taste of the real carrot leads to a wonderful surprise ending that is sure to delight very young children.
Originally published in hardcover in 1982, the brief story—just a sentence or two per page—and boldly graphic art are perfect to share with very young children in this board book version.