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The Enchanted Hare

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 6



Appeared in

Cricket Magazine Vol 9, Num 8, April 1982

Story Summary

In this lovely retelling of a traditional Norse legend, a young girl finds a frozen bird during a long cold winter and calls upon Eostre, the Bringer of Spring, to help save the bird. What Eostre does explains the origin of the tradition of the Easter rabbit and brightly colored eggs.