Title: Max's Bunny Business
Author and illustrator: Rosemary Wells
Flesch-Kinkaid Grade Level: 2.5
Concepts: entrepreneur, producer, profit
Review: Max and Ruby are at it again in another humorous adventure that happens to contain valuable lessons about entrepreneurship and competition. Ruby and her friend Louise have their eyes set on two new Fire Angel flashing rings at the novelty store, and they decide to set up a lemonade stand so they can earn the money to purchase the rings. While little brother Max wants to help, the girls do not see him as part of their business plan and they send him off to play. Not easily deterred, Max sets up his own stand and shows the girls a thing or two about competition. Max’s Bunny Business weaves some important economics concepts into a clever story with delightful illustrations that will appeal to readers of all ages.
Review by: Rutgers University Project on Economics and Children