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I’ve been doing a little light yoga reading routine each morning. I put my legs in the air for 10 minutes, before I even get out of bed, to take me from sleepy to wakey in a gentler fashion. Hey, it’s Doctor Approved! I decided to take this daily time to read through some kiddie books — those aimed mostly for ‘young readers’ through tweens, because it’s easy to get a nice chunk of some rather charming, soothing novels finished fairly quickly. I recently discovered a huge stack of my old vintage children’s books. I’m working my way through them and reviewing the lot.

What’s lovely is that most of these have been turned into movies or television specials, and you can stream them all for a walk down yesteryear or to share with your own kiddlins. While I work on this reading list, I’ll post each a brief book review here on RunPee.

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run & pee during a movie
so you don't miss the best scenes.

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But what about Bunnicula?

Bunnicula (1979), by Deborah and James Howe, is a short and quite sweet ‘autobiography,’ ostensibly penned by house hound Harold. He recounts the misadventures of his friend Chester the Cat, who’s obsessed with new pet rabbit Bunnicula. Bunnicula is only a baby, but Chester is convinced he’s a vampire. Bunnicula’s got fangs, for one thing (but Harold notes he and Chester do too). And somehow each morning the kitchen vegetables appear to be sucked dry, even though Bunnicula lives in a locked cage and never seems to move.

Chester decides the safety of the world is at stake and is determined to warn his human family. But is the little bunny really a vampire? Or just the victim of an unfortunate name and feline paranoia?

Bunnicula is suitable for anyone. Great drawings add to the fun in each chapter. It’s not scary, it’s definitely funny, and everything comes together in the end. (98 pages.)

I look forward to reading the sequels.

Book Grade: A-

You can watch Bunnicula on Amazon Prime or Boomerang. There are 8 seasons of this animated television show to enjoy, and five Bunnicula novels. 

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Nprtykty, 03/28/2021

Brilliant idea with great information

I’ve been using RunPee for a few years now and it’s basically a requirement of going to the movies for me. The best part of course are the “pee times” that give you cues, synopses and times for when you can pee without missing the most important parts of the movie. There is also information about the credits- length, extras and if there are any extra scenes at the wayyy end. Super helpful to just know that it is or isn’t worth staying. There is a timer function that will buzz your phone when it’s a good time to pee. I also appreciate that the app is very conscientious about it being an app you use in a theater- dark background, all silent alarms etc. I will always enjoy the experience of the theater even if I could watch things at home- but I’ve even used it at home to check for things like after credit scenes or other information too.

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2 responses to “Children’s Book Review – Bunnicula”

  1. This reminds me of The Little Vampire (2000); a funny, silly film about an American boy (Jonathan Lipnicki) moving to Scotland and finding that there’s a family of friendly vampires. The vampire cows hanging from the rafters in the barn really used to make the girls giggle!

  2. Rob, that sounds super fun. Vampire bunnies and cows, oh my! What’s next?

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