Little Rabbit's feelings are hurt when his friends call him mean names like big foot and trumpet ears. Realizing that he has big feet and big ears to help avoid danger, little Rabbit learns that these are things he should be proud of instead of being embarrassed. After witnessing his friends fighting and calling each other mean names, little Rabbit decides to call each of them by nice nicknames. When they hear these nice nicknames, each animal begins acting differently and more kind to little rabbit and others. Social and emotional learning concepts include optimism and positive feelings, empathy, and friendship. Book includes a note to caregivers and story coaching activities. A Reader’s Theater version is available online so that children can benefit from dramatic interpretation.