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The Velveteen Rabbit

The Velveteen Rabbit

by Margery Williams Illustrated by Elizabeth J. Miles

The Velveteen Rabbit, a stuffed toy, waits in the nursery for a child to call its own. The other toys also wait for the day the boy will pick them for a playmate. As time goes by, Rabbit grows weary and worries that it will never be chosen. The Skin Horse, the oldest toy in the nursery, becomes Rabbit's friend and tells it how toys are transformed  — become real — through the love of human beings. Will Rabbit be chosen — will it become real?

A wonderful selection for readers ages four to eight and a must for elementary-school libraries. This classic tale has been charming children since its first publication in 1922.

Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Grade Level Equivalent
4.2
Lexile Measure
820L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
Q
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Classics

About the Author and Illustrator

Margery Williams
Elizabeth J. Miles

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