Knuffle Bunny Free

An Unexpected Diversion

Willems, Mo

Book - 2010
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Knuffle Bunny Free
While traveling with her family to Holland to visit her grandparents, Trixie once again loses her beloved Knuffle Bunny.

Publisher: New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, c2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780061929571
Branch Call Number: J PIC W
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 24 x 32 cm.


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Apr 24, 2014
  • CRRL_CraigGraziano rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

It is the emotional storyline of Knuffle Bunny Free that will keep you thinking about the book long after you have read it. Like before, Trixie is utterly devastated when she realizes that leaving Knuffle Bunny on the plane isn’t like misplacing him in the laundry or at school. Her acceptance of this fact is an incredibly mature decision on her part, which sets this story apart from the previous two.

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Dec 19, 2013

Good story with a wonderful ending!

A girl really grown up!

Aug 26, 2012
  • amy0606 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Good ending to the series, but I didn't think it had as much humor as the first 2. But maybe that's just because it is the end.

Jul 19, 2012
  • Michelle_Rice rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Loved it, it's gorgeous and sweet great to read to the kids! More great illustrations as well.

Jul 07, 2012
  • YogiMumma rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Awwwwwwwww! As cute as all the others and the kids enjoyed!

Dec 30, 2010
  • Ubalstecha rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Knuffle Bunny Free finds Trixie and her parents going to the Netherlands (what Willams calls Holland, maybe they are going to the province of Holland) to visit Trixie's grandparents, Oma and Opa.

At some point during the trip, Trixie misplaces her Knuffle Bunny. This distresses her greatly, and her family tries to help her get over it by telling her how big she is getting and how proud of her they are. Her grandparents even try to distract her with a new rabbit that dances and speaks Dutch.

Nothing helps until Trixie has a dream that Knuffle Bunny is travelling around the world, bringing comfort to many other children. She then comes to accept that Knuffle Bunny is gone. That is until she makes an amazing discovery on the plane going home.

But then the story takes an unexpected turn as Trixie makes a decision that will change her life.

Author/Illustrator Willams has made it clear in the narrative that this is most likely the last of the Knuffle Bunny books, and that knowledge, combined with the story makes this book bittersweet. There is a very powerful message in this book for young and old, one that is worth sharing with the little ones in your life.

Nov 18, 2010
  • smc01 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I suspect this is the last Knuffle Bunny book, and it has a perfect ending to the series. This is a heartwarming and funny story for anyone who has ever had a special toy, or for the parent of someone who is attached to a toy. I enjoyed reading it with my son who is way past Trixie's age, but remembers what it was like to carry around his favourite toy.

Nov 15, 2010
  • OranguTang rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I don't know if this is the last Knuffle Bunny book or not, but it would make the perfect ending. My husband and I read it in Chapters last night and we both went 'awwwww!' at the end.

A great story about growing up and thinking about others.


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Jul 10, 2013
  • blue_ant_404 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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May 04, 2011

SPL_Childrens thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 3 and 5

Oct 02, 2010
  • juliievo rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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May 04, 2011

In the last book of the Knuffle Bunny series, Trixie and her mother and father, as well as Knuffle Bunny, fly to Holland to visit her grandparents. However, it appears that Knuffle Bunny has other plans, since he just can’t be found after Trixie and her family leave the plane upon reaching Holland!


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