Nursery magic is very strange and wonderful. This classic illustrated story continues to be loved by generations of families.
"There was once a velveteen rabbit, and in the beginning he was really splendid," this story begins. "On Christmas morning, when he sat wedged in the top of the Boy's stocking, with a sprig of holly between his paws, the effect was charming."
But before long, the stuffed rabbit has been largely forgotten, and the rabbit dreams of becoming Real. To become Real, a wise old toy explains, is "a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but REALLY loves you, then you become Real..."
But how will the rabbit ever achieve his dream of becoming Real?This is a heartwarming story that stands the test of time, and this affordable edition of the beloved classic includes the complete text and original illustrations.
About the Author
Margery Williams was born in London in 1881. The Velveteen Rabbit was the first, and best known, of her thirty children’s books.