The Definitive Guide to

Li'l Rabbit's Kwanzaa

Written by Donna L. Washington & illustrated by Shane W. Evans
Published by HarperCollins
1234567
4.88 / 7.0
- Bookroo Rating
Goodreads Rating - 3.6 / 5.0
Add to list
Prices as of Sep 29
$12.99
Retail Price
$11.04
Bookshop
$8.49
used $1.98
Amazon
Sep 28, 2010
Publication Date
32
Pages
4-8
Target Age

What's This Book About

Publisher Summary

Li’l Rabbit is not having a very good Kwanzaa. Granna Rabbit is sick, and so his family won’t celebrate his favorite part of Kwanzaa this year: a big feast called Karamu. Li’l Rabbit knows what to do! He’ll find Granna Rabbit a special treat for Karamu so she can celebrate anyway. He looks under a pile of logs, in the field, and in the pond and along the way meets Groundhog, Momma Field Mouse, and the frogs—but he doesn’t find anything for Granna Rabbit. Maybe I’m just too little to help Granna Rabbit celebrate Kwanzaa, Li’l Rabbit thinks. Or maybe he just needs a little help from his family and friends. Inspired by Brer Rabbit, a trickster character from the African-American folklore tradition, the story of Li’l Rabbit captures the true meaning of Kwanzaa—coming together to help others.

What Kind of Book is Li'l Rabbit's Kwanzaa

Trusted Reviews & Ratings

B is for Bookworm
Book-loving mommy-to-be! Recently enjoyed The Hobbit, Becoming, and The Marvelous Magic of Miss Mabel.
1234567
4.75 / 7.0

I loved that the boy wanted to help make Kwanzaa great for his grandma, and in doing so he brought the whole community together to make a memorable Kwanzaa. I loved the theme of unity!

The Book Snob Mom
Mom of boys. Lover of Harry Potter, Jane Austen and believes one can never own too many children's books!
1234567
5.0 / 7.0

This was a really cute story about Kwanzaa and about the community it creates, particularly when you are searching to help others. The element of intergenerational bonds is also sweet and uplifting and perfect for the holiday season.

Book Lists That Include Li'l Rabbit's Kwanzaa

Book Topics › African Americans
Children's Books About African Americans
Kids Book Club
Monthly. Curated. Delivered.
Get Started
As low as $16.95 / mo

Who Wrote Li'l Rabbit's Kwanzaa

Who Illustrated Li'l Rabbit's Kwanzaa

illustrator
Shane W. Evans

Shane W. Evans loves to dream. First he dreamed of opening his own art studio. He did that in 2007. Shane’s books include We March; Olu’s Dream; and Underground: Finding the Light to Freedom, a 2012 Coretta Scott King Medalist. When he isn’t on the road, Shane dreams at home in Kansas City, MO. Visit him online at www.shaneevans.com.

View Illustrator

What Has Donna L. Washington Said About This Book

Nothing yet! 🤷 You should let Donna know that you want more details about Li'l Rabbit's Kwanzaa!

What Has Shane W. Evans Said About This Book

Nothing yet! 🤷 You should let Shane know that you want more details about Li'l Rabbit's Kwanzaa!

More Books From These Creatives

Holly Robinson Peete, Ryan Elizabeth Peete, Shane W. Evans
Picture book
4.3
Add to list
Donna L. Washington, Stephen Taylor
Picture book
Add to list

Books You Might Enjoy If You Liked Li'l Rabbit's Kwanzaa

Book Details

ISBN:
9780060728168
Publication Date:
September 28, 2010
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2009031223
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0060728167
Lexile® Level:
AD550L
ATOS® Book Level:
3.1
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
143063
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

Contribute to this page

Core Score - 66%
Making good progress . . .
Depth Score - 15%
Just the barebones.
Improve this page
Are you the author or illustrator? Claim this page.