The Velveteen Rabbit: Or How Toys Become Real (Paperback)
The Velveteen Rabbit holds a special place in my heart. I have a stuffed
lamb, Lamby, who I took everywhere and was very loved, not too unlike
the Velveteen Rabbit. This story is so relatable to most children and
belongs on every child's bookshelf. It is a treasure and is absolutely
Once you are Real you can't become unreal again. It lasts for always.
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.
This wondrous tale of the velveteen rabbit has delighted readers of all ages with its story of transformation and redemption through a child's unwavering love.
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.