The Velveteen Rabbit

The Velveteen Rabbit

eBook - 2014
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Margery Williams's magical nursery tale of a stuffed rabbit and his quest to become real Christmas morning, the room filled with the hustle and bustle of preparation, a rabbit stitched of velveteen sits perched on top of the little boy's stocking. Those first two hours are the best of the young rabbit's life: filled with hugs and play. But like most children, the boy is fickle and easily distracted—after Christmas morning, the Velveteen Rabbit is forgotten. Shy and intimidated by the new mechanical toys who sneer at him for being simple, the sawdust-filled rabbit sits quietly at the top of the toy closet, aching to be loved the way he was that wonderful Christmas morning. He's soon taken in by the wise old Skin Horse, who sets him straight on the way to become real. It's not about expensive mechanisms or shiny paint jobs. No, becoming real is all about the unadulterated love of a child. The Velveteen Rabbit is a timeless story...
Publisher: New York : Open Road Media Young Readers, 2014
ISBN: 9781497691087

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blue_spider_607
Mar 26, 2019

This picture book is very exciding, but I have read this book 10 times and every time I cry because of the scene when the velveteen rabbit has to get thrown away, but in the end it gets resolved.

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Justsaymo01
Dec 05, 2017

I read this to my 8 year old. There were pictures and he was able to follow along with the story.

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z_MdWV8re4
Nov 17, 2016

No illustrations. A complete travesty for this book. The story is great, though.

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ANABELLE H. PORTER
Oct 19, 2015

Timeless classic!!!

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étoile
Dec 20, 2010

" "Real isn't how you are made," said the skin horse. "It's a thing that happens to you...it doesn't happen all at once. You become. It takes a long time. Generally by the time you are Real, most of your fur has been loved off, and your eyes drop out, and you get loose in the joints and very shabby. But these don't matter at all because once you are Real you can't be ugly except to people who don't understand." "

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