Bunny & Tree (Hardcover)

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An phenomenal tale of visual storytelling. For those with active mind's eyes, every page explodes with possibility. As much a piece of artwork as a book.

- Stacey

— From Bunny & Tree (Staff Pick)


A gorgeous wordless adventure story about a rabbit and a tree, their surprising friendship, and the distance they go to find a place to call home.

A New York Times/New York Public Library Best Illustrated Children's Book of 2023 A PW Flying Start

"Finishing the last page of Bunny & Tree is like waking from a dream--one you did not want to end. Filled with surreal adventure and magical thinking, Zsako has created a secret world unlike any other." --Lane Smith, Kate Greenaway medalist and Caldecott honoree

"A book to treasure... Bunny & Tree will reward little children for its story, adults for its art, and everyone for its buoyant spirit." --Paul Zelinsky, Caldecott medalist

Bunny and Tree first meet when the tree observes a ferocious wolf threatening the bunny and comes to its protection. From that moment on, there is a bond of trust between the two, which flowers not only into friendship, but amazingly, into a road trip adventure, when Bunny, who's looking for his rabbit friends, convinces Tree that it's time to uproot and see the world. Compelled by sympathy and a shared purpose, Bunny and Tree hit the road, becoming another tremendous and memorable picture book odd couple. Depicted in bright colors in a world of lavish skies and so much to see, Bunny and Tree share in wonder, adventure, misadventure, solidarity, and a sense of homecoming.

About the Author

Balint Zsako was born in Budapest, Hungary to a textile artist mother and a sculptor father. His family immigrated to Canada when he was ten years old. At university, he studied photography, but for the last 20 years, he has been exhibiting paintings and collages. Take This Waltz, a film by Sarah Polley, features his drawings, and his illustrations have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's and The New York Times Magazine. Bunny & Tree is his first picture book. He lives and works in Los Angeles.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781592703937
ISBN-10: 1592703933
Publisher: Enchanted Lion Books
Publication Date: July 18th, 2023
Pages: 184
Language: English