The Velveteen Rabbit

The Velveteen Rabbit

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Overview

He didn't mind how he looked to other people, because the nursery magic had made him Real, and when you are Real shabbiness doesn't matter.

In the nursery, only the toys that are old and wise truly understand what it means to be Real. The Velveteen Rabbit, a newcomer to the nursery, asks one of the most knowledgeable toys, the Skin Horse, what being Real means. And so begins the Velveteen Rabbit’s journey towards becoming real – through the love of a child …

Margery Williams’ timeless picture book classic has been read and cherished by many generations of children and their parents and is now available in this beautiful hardback edition.

Brought to life by gorgeous and much-loved classic illustrations by William Nicholson, with a new foiled cover design, this is a wonderful keepsake gift to treasure and share.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781925729641
Publisher: Living Book Press
Publication date: 09/01/2019
Pages: 42
Sales rank: 284,192
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.09(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Margery Williams was born in London in 1881. She moved with her family to the US in 1890 and there started a career as a writer at the age of nineteen. She wrote many stories for children, of which 'The Velveteen Rabbit' is the most famous.

William Nicholson was for many years a television producer, making documentary films. This led to writing television plays (Shadowlands, Life Story, Sweet as You Are, The March), and then stage plays (Shadowlands, Map of the Heart, Katherine Howard, The Retreat from Moscow) and films (Shadowlands, Sarafina, Nell, First Knight, Gladiator). He is married with three children.

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"What is REAL?" asked the Rabbit one day, when they were lying side by side near the nursery fender, before Nana came to tidy the room. "Does it mean having things that buzz inside you and a stick-out handle?"
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