pictures by Maurice Sendak 1962
The story is about a little girl who wants to find a birthday present for her mother. She asks Mr. Rabbit for help and help her he does. They go through all the colors that the girl's mother likes and find the right sort of things to give her.
"I would like to give her something that she likes," said the little girl.
"Something that she likes is a good present," said Mr. Rabbit.