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The Velveteen Rabbit

The Velveteen Rabbit

Illustrated by William Nicholson

Hardcover

$19.99
The Velveteen Rabbit

About the Book

A deluxe gift edition of one of the most beloved children's stories—a gorgeous, collectable keepsake.

With the original story and artwork from the 1922 classic, and a beautiful cloth cover with stamped gold accents, this collectable edition of The Velveteen Rabbit is the ideal gift for baby showers, birthdays, weddings, and holidays throughout the year. Includes a book plate for personalizing your gift for a special occasion.
 
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.

Product Details

On sale: January 28, 2014
Age: 3-7 years
Grade: Preschool - 2
Page count: 48 Pages
ISBN: 9780385375665
Reading level: Lexile: 820L | Fountas/Pinnell: Q

Author Bio

MARGERY WILLIAMS was born in London in 1881 and first came to the United States at the age of nine. For the rest of her life, she lived alternately in England and America. Her first novel was published when she was twenty-one, but she turned to writing for children in 1922 with the publication by Doubleday of The Velveteen Rabbit, the best-known of her thirty books for young people. Toward the end of her life, she lived in Greenwich Village in New York City. She died there in 1944. 

WILLIAM NICHOLSON was born in Newark-on-Trent, England, in 1872. He illustrated several books during his lifetime, including the children's classic The Velveteen Rabbit, and was also a renowned portrait painter. Many of his portraits and still lifes hang today in museums and galleries throughout England. He was knighted in 1936, and died in 1949.

Praise

"Well done. A good read-aloud for small groups of children."--School Library Journal.