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The Velveteen Rabbit

The Velveteen Rabbit

by Margery Williams Illustrated by Elizabeth J. Miles, Elizabeth J. Miles
A picture book version of the classic story of a toy rabbit who longs to become real, and the boy whose love helps him realize his dream

A stuffed toy rabbit comes to life in Margery Williams' timeless tale of the transformative power of love. Given as a Christmas gift to a young boy, the Velveteen Rabbit lives in the nursery with all of the other toys, waiting for the day when the Boy will choose him as a playmate. In time, the shy Rabbit befriends the tattered Skin Horse, the wisest resident of the nursery, who reveals the goal of all nursery toys: to be made "real" through the love of a human.
This classic tale has been charming children since its first publication in 1922.

6, 7, 5
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Grades PreK - 3
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Guided Reading
Cartwheel Books
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Margery Williams
Elizabeth J. Miles
Elizabeth J. Miles

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