Except for The Story of Ferdinand written back in 1936, there are not too many children’s books that feature a bucking bull as a lead character. So Debbie Felkins Tamez’ first book should appeal to a lot children and young adults who are either captivated by or aspire to a life associated with cowboys and bull riding. The idea of dreaming about joining the rodeo for a kid has a magical feel to it. Tamez wanted to capture that elusive childhood fantasy in her tale — but from a different perspective.
It’s like the Jurassic Park meets Westworld in a unique cinematic project that is being commandeered by TV broadcaster and naturalist, Sir David Frederick Attenborough. Next year, a new BBC natural history TV documentary will let loose hyper-realistic animatronic spy creatures to go undercover in the wild. As a first-of-its-kind behavioral exploration, man is going where wildlife has never gone before.
Li'l Rabbit is not having the Kwanzaa of his dreams. His grandmother is sick and so there won't be the big feast at her house this year. While this is a major tragedy to him, it leads him to learn what the holiday is all about in Li'l Rabbit's Kwanzaa.