I was born and raised in Culpeper, located in the heartland of rolling hills and farmland of Virginia. Growing up as an only child, my parents were always very tolerant of the stray box turtle or wild cottontail rabbit that often followed me home. After attending grade school at Grymes Memorial School in nearby Orange, Va., I had the unique opportunity of being one of three female students at the prestigious all-male preparatory school, Woodberry Forest School. It was at Woodberry that I received a well-rounded education, including rigorous courses that included lots of creative writing. I attribute my writing skills to several excellent English teachers who pushed my writing abilities to the limit and guided me along the way. In the meantime... Read More
Based on the life of a real pet rabbit, Hershey begins his tale as he arrives at his new home, newly adopted from a shelter. He soon meets the other pet rabbits as well as some other unusual and interesting creatures, and quickly learns how to secretly explore the large house that he lives in. Eventually, he and his new faithful accomplice, Pepper the rabbit, manage to knock down a Christmas tree, spill syrup all over the pantry and invade a closet full of their owners' shoes, mistakenly overturning a container of baby powder. Their human owners don't suspect a thing - or do they?
The two rabbits, not satisfied with exploring the house, soon figure out how to escape into the outdoors for a brief afternoon adventure. The back yard proves to be exciting but also dangerous when they linger outside a bit too long. Will they be able to make their way back home?