Billy's Picture

H. A. Rey, Author, Margret Rey, Author
H. A. Rey, Author, Margret Rey, Author Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) $15 (24p) ISBN 978-0-618-49422-4
Reviewed on: 08/30/2004
Release date: 08/01/2004
Originally published in 1948, Billy's Picture by H.A. and Margret Rey, illus. by H.A. Rey, centers on an artistically inclined bunny who tries to draw a self-portrait. Billy's animal friends add their own features quills, wings, a trunk to his drawing, resulting in a cuddly chimera. Rey's priceless retro illustrations contrast Billy's growing dismay with his friends' excitement at contributing to the drawing. ( Aug.) .
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