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Velveteen Rabbit

The Velveteen Rabbit, by Margery Williams | Book Spotlight

The Children’s Book Review | February 23, 2014

The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery WilliamsThe Velveteen Rabbit

Story by Margery Williams

Pictures by William Nicholson

Age Range: 3 – 7 years

Hardcover: 48 pages

Publisher: Doubleday Books for Young Readers; HAR/COM DL edition (January 28, 2014)

ISBN-13: 978-0385375665

Publisher’s Synopsis: This deluxe gift edition of one of the most beloved children’s stories makes a perfect Easter basket stuffer!

With illustrations remastered from a 1922 first edition and a beautiful cloth cover with gold accents, this gift edition of the beloved classic is the ideal collectible gift for baby showers, birthdays, weddings, and holidays throughout the year. Includes a book plate for personalizing your gift.

At first a brand-new toy, now a threadbare and discarded nursery relic, the velveteen rabbit is saved from peril by a magic fairy who whisks him away to the idyllic world of Rabbitland. There, he becomes “Real,” a cherished childhood companion who will be loved for eternity. Treasured for generations, here is a timeless tale about the magic of boundless love.

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About the Author

MARGERY WILLIAMS (1881–1944) published The Velveteen Rabbit in 1922—the first and best known of her 30 books for young people. She was born in London, and lived her later years in Greenwich Village, New York.

About the Illustrator

WILLIAM NICHOLSON (1872–1949) illustrated several books, but was primarily known during his lifetime as a portrait painter. Many of his portraits and still lifes hang today in museums and galleries throughout England, where he was born. He was knighted in 1936.

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