Pookie, the little white rabbit with wings, first published in 1945, is a classic, endearing character and HarperCollins is delighted have him on their list. In this first adventure Pookie is sad because he has two flimsy little wings which make him different from all the other rabbits. He decides to set out to find his fortune but he has many cold, lonely days ahead of him before he eventually finds the love that he has always been looking for. AGE 4-7 as well as adults who remember Pookie from their own childhoods.
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Available for the first time on this side of the Atlantic, Wallace’s series stars a charming winged rabbit. Everyone teases Pookie about his ‘flimsy, filmy wings’—they don’t even allow him to fly. So he decides to leave home to seek his fortune and travels through a fairy world peopled with kindly elves, intimidating goblins, and helpful frogs. None of them can tell Pookie what his fortune is, though. At last he lands in despair on a snowy doorstep, where the love of a woodcutter’s daughter transforms him. Ages 5-9.About the Author:
Pookie sprang from the imagination of Ivy Wallace while she working on a switchboard during the war. In 1945 she took Pookie's first adventure to Wm Collins and not only was Pookie put into print, but Ivy Wallace and William Collins her publisher were married in 1950.
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Book Description Harpercollins Pub Ltd, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110006647316