***½/4 rating received from cm magazine a weekly publication of book reviews, media reviews, news, and author profiles of interest to teachers, librarians, parents and kids.
Canadian Review of Materials, November 27 2009:
"I believe that the judges for next year’s Governor General’s Literary Awards should look closely at The Rabbits’ Race when they meet to determine the short-list for the award for children’s book illustration. Virginia McCoy’s artwork is unique and deserving of the highest praise.
The Rabbits’ Race: A Grandparents’ Day Story.
Deborah L. Delaronde. Illustrated by Virginia McCoy.
Penticton, BC: Theytus Books, 2009.
50 pp., hardcover, $19.95.
Review by Gregory Bryan.