Papa bunny spent
the whole summer in the vegetable garden. He grew lettuce, cabbages,
eggplants, radishes, and carrots. His family loved carrots. One day he
went home to the burrow and Mama and their four bunnies sat around the
“Did you bring
us some cabbages, Papa?” Angora licked her lips. “I love cabbages,
lettuce,” Harlequin said. “I love the color and the leaves. I hope you
brought us some.”
Lilac stood up
on her chair. “I want an eggplant, Papa. They're my favorite thing in
the whole world to eat.”
smallest bunny, ran over to his father. “Papa! Papa! I want a radish. I
love radishes, Papa. Did you bring me one?”
Papa looked at
Mama. “Mama, what is your favorite food to eat?”
Mama smiled. “I
like everything you grow. I love cabbages, lettuce, eggplants, radishes
Papa grinned and
pulled a basket out from behind him. He handed Angora a cabbage. “This
is for you. You can eat the whole cabbage by yourself.”
Papa.” Angora took her cabbage and ran to her room in the burrow.
Papa pulled a
lettuce out of the basket. “This is for you, Harlequin. Enjoy it.”
She ran up and
grabbed the lettuce. “Thanks, Papa. I love lettuce.” She ran to her room
and ate it all by herself.
“What about me,
Papa? What did you bring me?” Lilac jumped off the chair.
He picked a
purple eggplant out of the basket. “This is for you, Lilac. Your very
She carried the big vegetable to her room.
“Did you bring
me a radish, Papa?” Rex stood and looked up at his Papa.
said. He pulled a radish out of the basket.
“Oh goodie. My
very own radish. Thanks, Papa.” Rex ran off to his room holding the
radish in his arms.
what about you? What would you like?” Papa held the basket out. “Here
you go. I brought you a radish, a cabbage, a lettuce, an eggplant and
enough carrots for our whole family.”
Mama sat at the
table with Papa. They nibbled on the carrots and other veggies. “I'm
glad you work in the vegetable garden.”
“I do too,” Papa
said and finished his carrot.