The Velveteen Rabbit (Hardcover)
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
In 2007, the book was named one of Teachers’ Top 100 Books for Children” by the National Education Association. This elegant, affordable edition includes beautiful, full-color illustrations throughout the book from the original illustrator, William Nicholson. Each image accompanies the text to enhance young readers’ experience and immerse them in this captivating story.
Reprinted hundreds of times since its initial publication, The Velveteen Rabbit is a timeless children’s classic lets young readers experience the true magic of friendship, love, and being honest with oneself.
Sir William Nicholson was a renowned English illustrator and artist, who both supplied illustrations for children’s literature as well as wrote it himself. In addition to providing the illustrations for The Velveteen Rabbit, he authored two children’s books entitled Clever Bill and The Pirate Twins. Nicholson also worked in other areas of design, including theater set design; he designed the original set for Peter Pan in 1904. In the 1928 Summer Olympics, Nicholson was awarded a gold medal for his graphic work in the Arts competitions. He passed away in May of 1949.