The $250 prize isn't for the entire book. Once we decide on a designer to do the book there will be a $50 per page payment.
Illustrate as much of the book as you would like. I provided the entire story so you can visualize the characters as they are in the the book.
There were a lot of illustrations with the rabbits, so we would like to see some of the other characters as well.
Page 1 reads: "Once upon a time....
There was a rabbit family who lived in a land far far away. They lived in a cozy den in the back of a cave.
Page 2: As the bunnies grew, they started to leave the cave to explore the outside world. One day while they were playing outside, they saw a group of people approaching the cave.
Page 3: The rabbits fled into the cave and down into their den, and peered out to see them carry a person into the cave.
Page 4: They laid this person on a large square stone, which was in the center of the cave.
Page 5: And placed baskets of flowers at the head and foot of the tomb. Crying and sad they left the cave.
Page 6: There was a rumbling noise that made the ground shake and the rabbits saw a large stone being rolled to seal the entrance.
Page 7: The cave was dark and the rabbits were afraid. They were sealed in the except for a crack of light at the bottom, but it wasn't big enough for them to get out.
Page 8: The next morning they felt a strange feeling of safety and happiness and saw the cave bathed in a warm white light radiating from the tomb.
They played happily around the tomb with the basket of flowers that were left there, jumping in and out of the baskets.
The next morning the light in the cave was even brighter and there was a man sitting on the edge of the tomb. Strangely they were not afraid of this man.
The felt safe and happy. He smiled when He saw them and welcomed them to come near.
They dragged over one of the baskets filled with flowers and gave it to the man. He smiled and said to them, "From here on this will be known as an Easter Basket."
The next day when the rabbit family awoke, they came out of their den and found the tomb empty and the man gone.
All that remained was their Easter Basket, which shone as bright as a fire and glowed for many days after. And that my children, is the story of how The Easter Basket came to be.
If you have questions, let me know.