Monday, 12 January 2015
Review: Railway Rabbits - Berry Goes to Winterland by Georgie Adams
Publisher: Orion Children's
Format: Paperback / eBook
Released: December 4th, 2014
Snow has come to the Ripple River Valley! But when Berry and Wisher go exploring, a mix-up with Father Christmas's bag of toys brings them to Fairweather's Farm Park and makes them a part of the Christmas celebrations. Can they find their way home safely?
Berry Goes to Winterland is the first Railway Rabbits book I've read, and hopefully it won't be the last. It's a lovely little story about seven rabbits who have an exciting adventure, which includes meeting Father Christmas!
Berry goes missing when he finds a tunnel and takes a wander. His Longears family are worried about his whereabouts and so they set off to find him. There are strong themes of family and friendship running through this book, and I really like the bond between all the rabbits. Barley, Bramble, Bracken, Mellow, Fern, Berry and Wisher are very cool indeed!
Berry Goes to Winterland is written in such a way that it feels as if it's a classic children's story. It's timeless and unmarred by technology, plus it features some brilliant, whimsical illustrations by Anna Currey. I really enjoyed meeting the Longears rabbits and I'll definitely keep my eye out for more instalments in the future!