Charlie, the loveable character inspired by Ree Drummond's basset hound, tries to protect Mama's vegetable garden from a rascally rabbit. No one steals a carrot from Mama's garden and gets away with it! Charlie howls and chases the thieving rabbit, and then camps out by Mr. Rabbit's hole until he appears. But the sun is so warm and cozy-perfect for a nap! Charlie must try another tactic: luring the rabbit with another carrot. Will Charlie succeed? Beginning readers will love this adventurous and heartwarming Charlie the Ranch Dog story!