Author Cynthia Rylant
Page Designed by Tonyour Alexander
Critical Thinking Questions
This story is about a
family that found a bungalow. A bungalow is a small little house. This
bungalow would be perfect for a bunny home. They painted
this home as green as grass, and they did it all by themselves.
Everyone in the family had a part to do in decorating their home. The
father carved a weather vane that was made out of a carrot.
The vane will twirl and whirl around in wind, rain and snow.
Mother knitted beautiful bunny quilts for her baby bunnies beds. She
also stitched a few white pillows for their heads. In the parlor was a
wooden rocking chair which was used for the bunny naps and a large soft
couch for poetry read in bunny laps.
The little bunnies bathed with daisy soap in silver bunny tubs. As soon
as they step out of the tub mother bunny would wrap and rub them
in fluffy towels. They played with bunny baby dolls all dressed in lacy
clothes. They picked cherries off a tree and squished them with their
toes. The bunnies would play and have so much fun with each
other. The bunnies are just like humans when they get tired they need
proper rest. By the bunnies still being so excited about all the fun
they had playing in the yard. At night the bunnies would need a little
help getting to sleep. So they drank tea to give them sleepy heads.
Before sending them to bed father would read them stories.
For the first time the little bunnies would get the chance to
sleep under their quilts. Rest their sleepy heads on their new pillows.
All warm and
comfortable in their bungalow. The bunny family slept tight, still and
sound. When they wake up in the early morning they can hear the
carrot going round and round. They would go out to smell and
enjoy the fresh breeze. The bunnies need air just like we do. The
bunnies were very happy about finding a bungalow.The bunnies found a
bungalow, which they
turned into a perfect home. They lived there still, and they always
1. How would you feel if you got a
new home like
the bunnies in the story?
2. How would you decorate your new home?