speech and language teaching concepts for Hungry Bunny in speech therapy
Frequent Speech Sounds:

/p/ medial and final
/l/ medial and final
/b/ initial and final



Book Details:
Diverse Characters: N/A
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood, Elementary

Hungry Bunny

By Claudia Rueda

In this charming sequel to Bunny Slopes, Bunny needs help picking apples for mama’s apple pie. Young readers will delight in using the included red ribbon to help Bunny reach new heights and pick those tasty apples. Children will have fun as they rock the book back and forth and turn it around and around for a unique roller-coaster adventure on Bunny’s way home. Filled with puns and Claudia’s Rueda’s warm sense of humor, this book has jokes for readers young and old, and will have the whole family giggling. Adorable illustrations, interactive narration, an unexpected plot, and a cozy and reassuring ending make this a favorite of adults as well as kids.

This apple-themed book can be used in speech therapy to target sequencing. This book is also great for noticing illustrations and making movements to help Bunny, as well as targeting /p/, /l/, and /b/ sounds! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Hungry Bunny in speech therapy below: 

Key Teaching Concepts

Narrative Structure:

action sequence

Narrative Concepts:

illustration study
figurative language
verbs (action)​
text features


​order of actions to try to help Bunny

Figurative Language:

idiom (easy as pie)


verbs (action)

Text Features:

moving text
question marks
exclamation marks
enlarged text for emphasis
interactive text via book movement

If you are interested in seeing other apples books to use in therapy, then check out the Themed Key Teaching Points Book List for a printable copy.