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The Velveteen Rabbit
A timeless classic  about the magic of boundless love that's been treasured for generations.

“Once you are Real you can't become unreal again. It lasts for always.”

Here is one of the most classic and beloved children's stories, with the original illustrations from 1922 - the ideal gift for baby showers, birthdays, weddings, and holidays throughout the year.
 
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.
release date: Jan 28, 2014
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The Velveteen Rabbit
A deluxe gift edition of one of the most beloved children's stories.

With illustrations remastered from a 1922 first edition and a beautiful cloth binding with gold accents, this lovingly reconstructed classic is the ideal collectible gift for baby showers, birthdays, weddings, and holidays throughout the year. Includes a book plate for personalizing your gift.
 
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, newly available with the luminous color of the original edition.
release date: Jan 14, 2014
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The Velveteen Rabbit Gift Set: Or How Toys Become Real
A breathtakingly illustrated full-color rendition of the classic Velveteen Rabbit from bestselling illustrator Charles Santore, accompanied by a keepsake plush bunny.

This boxed set includes the cherished children’s classic in a full-color illustrated hardcover format, accompanied by a keepsake plush Velveteen Rabbit. The classic story is faithfully reproduced with Charles Santore’s lavish illustrations on every spread. The special gatefold is so spectacular, you won’t want to turn the page. Originally published in 1922, the classic story of a toy rabbit who loves a boy so much he eventually becomes real has charmed children—and adults—for nearly a century. This heirloom edition, containing Margery Williams’ original text paired with gorgeous paintings by award-winning illustrator Charles Santore, is sure to be treasured by families for many years to come.
release date: Jan 28, 2014
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The Velveteen Rabbit: Or, How Toys Become Real
The beloved story of the Velveteen Rabbit, the toy rabbit made real by the love of a boy, is now available in a beautiful board book format featuring original Charles Santore illustrations.

Description Originally published in 1922, the Velveteen Rabbit is a treasured classic that has warmed many hearts for decades. The same magnificent artwork as in the hardcover classic edition has been faithfully reproduced on sturdy board stock that will withstand repeated reading and handling. Children will love this format thanks to the convenient format, uplifting story and brilliant Santore illustrations.
release date: Sep 06, 2016
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The Rescuers (New York Review Books Children's Collection)
Miss Bianca is a white mouse of great beauty  and supreme self-confidence, who, courtesy of her excellent young friend, the ambassador’s son, resides luxuriously in a porcelain pagoda painted with violets, primroses, and lilies of the valley. Miss Bianca would seem to be a pampered creature, and not, you would suppose, the mouse to dispatch on an especially challenging and extraordinarily perilous mission. However, it is precisely Miss Bianca  that the Prisoners’ Aid Society picks  for the job of rescuing a Norwegian poet imprisoned in the legendarily dreadful Black Castle. Miss Bianca, after all, is a poet too, and in any case she is due to travel any day  now to Norway. There Miss Bianca will be able to enlist one Nils, known to be the bravest mouse in the land, in a desperate and daring endeavor that will take them, along with their trusty companion Bernard, across turbulent seas and over the paws and under the maws of cats into one of the darkest places known to man or mouse. It will take everything they’ve got and a good deal more to escape with their own lives, not to mention the poet.

Margery Sharp’s classic tale of pluck, luck, and derring-do is amply and beautifully illustrated by the great Garth Williams.
release date: Apr 28, 2017
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The Velveteen Rabbit: Or How Toys Become Real (Classic Reprint)
The Velveteen Rabbit is one of many presents. He is one of many around a little boy's Christmas stocking. Shiny presents, mechanical presents, big presents and expensive presents. He is put neatly aside as a never loved toy or forgotten on the floor of the nursery and the other toys shed light on what makes them special. The Velveteen Rabbit listens and despairs. He only wants to be real and he tries and tries to find what special thing will enable him to complete his quest. He looks high and low and eventually happens upon the Skin Horse, a wise and well torn toy who imparts a crucial piece of wisdom.

"Real isn't how you are made," said the Skin Horse. "It's a thing that happens to you. When someone loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but REALLY loves you, then you become Real."

In the Velveteen Rabbit we all learn how right the Skin Horse was. Margery Williams had a particularly clear window into the soul of a child and into the child's soul that lives in all of us. She taps into the need we all have to be loved and find something to love. The beautiful, poignant story of a toy, only looking for love, and his journey with a child is a timeless classic, often imitated but never surpassed. Generations of adults have been drawn to revisit this gem over the whole course of their lives and then pass along the treasure in these pages to their own children.

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Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com

This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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release date: May 15, 2009
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The Velveteen Rabbit
In this beloved tale, the Velveteen Rabbit learns the value of friendship and the power of love as he encounters toys that tease him and live rabbits in the garden!

Between the pages of the Brighter Child(R) Keepsake Stories books are the classic tales of magic, imagination, and inspiration that will delight children again and again. From the hard-working Red Hen to the foolish Gingerbread Man, these stories will capture children's interest and spark their imagination page after page, inspiring a lifelong love of literature and reading. Each book includes 32 pages of fresh, captivating illustrations, and measures 8" x 8".

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release date: Mar 23, 2017
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The Velveteen Rabbit

2017 Reprint of 1922 Edition with All Original Illustrations in Color.  Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition software.  The Velveteen Rabbit (or How Toys Become Real) is a children's book written by Margery Williams (also known as Margery Williams Bianco) and illustrated by William Nicholson.  It chronicles the story of a stuffed rabbit and his desire to become real, through the love of his owner. The book was first published in 1922 and has been republished many times since.  The Velveteen Rabbit was Williams' first children's book. It has been awarded the IRA/CBC Children's Choice award.   Based on a 2007 online poll, the National Education Association named the book one of its "Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children.

release date: Dec 18, 2013
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Winterbound
Four city-bred children find themselves on their own in an unheated New England farmhouse in this captivating tale by the author of The Velveteen Rabbit. With their father gone on a business trip and their mother assisting a faraway relative, Kay, Garry, Caroline, and Martin must rely on themselves — and each other — to solve the day-to-day challenges of a chilly country winter.
Margery Williams Bianco's Depression-era novel offers young readers an inspiring tale of the value of self-reliance as well as the importance of family ties. The 1937 Newbery Medal–winning Honor Book is enhanced by charming black-and-white illustrations.
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release date: Feb 17, 2020
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The Velveteen Rabbit: Or How Toys Become Real (The Classic Edition - Published for Kohl's) by Margery Williams Bianco
The Velveteen Rabbit: Or How Toys Become Real (The Classic Edition - Published for Kohl's) by Margery Williams Bianco
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