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The Velveteen Rabbit

Written by Margery Williams & illustrated by Sarah Massini
Published by Candlewick Press
Goodreads Rating - 4.3 / 5.0
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This beautiful gift edition includes an exclusive downloadable reading by Juliet Stevenson.

When the Velveteen Rabbit first arrives in the nursery, he is snubbed by the other toys. But the Rabbit soon makes friends with the Skin Horse, who explains how toys can become “real” if they are loved enough. The Velveteen Rabbit longs for this to happen, and one day he finds that he has become the Boy’s very favorite toy. They play together through a long, golden summer, Rabbit becoming shabbier and shabbier as he becomes real to the boy who loves him. The rabbits in the garden think otherwise — how can Rabbit be real when he can’t leap and hop? When Boy takes ill with scarlet fever and Rabbit must be discarded, a magical fairy appears to transform him into a real, wild rabbit, though her parting words remind him that he was always real to the Boy. A perfect gift for delivering an old favorite to a new generation, this beautifully illustrated version of Margery Williams’s time-honored tale is the first in a series of Nosy Crow classics.

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Who Wrote The Velveteen Rabbit

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Margery Williams

Margery Williams was born in London in 1881. During her lifetime she lived in England, America, and Italy and wrote numerous books for adults and children. This book, The Velveteen Rabbit or How Toys Become Real, was her most well-known and was first published in 1922.

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Who Illustrated The Velveteen Rabbit

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Sarah Massini

Sarah Massini is the illustrator of more than a dozen children’s books, including Tulip Loves Rex, Books Always Everywhere, Love Always Everywhere, and Trixie Ten. She lives in the United Kingdom.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780763696412
Publication Date:
September 12, 2017
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0763696412

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