Once you are Real you can't become unreal again. It lasts for always
For one hundred years, families have read and shared The Velveteen Rabbit. This treasured classic about a cherished but threadbare childhood toy has enchanted generations. Now here's a landmark edition of the original 1922 story--with poignant, all-new illustrations by Caldecott Medalist Erin Stead.
When a much-loved stuffed rabbit becomes faded and tattered, he is nearly discarded forever. but then a mysterious fairy arrives and flies him away to the safety of an enchanted land. There, he learns the most important lesson of all: that what makes you real is not how perfect you are, but how much you have been loved.
In this beautiful gift edition with moving and elegant art from one of today's most admired children's book creators, a new generation of readers will experience the magic of never-ending friendship.
About the Author
MARGERY WILLIAMS was born in London in 1881 and first came to the United States at the age of nine. For the rest of her life, she lived alternately in England and America. Her first novel was published when she was twenty-one, but she turned to writing for children in 1922 with the publication by Doubleday of The Velveteen Rabbit, the first and best-known of her thirty books for young people. Toward the end of her life, she lived in Greenwich Village, New York. She died there in 1944.
Author : Margery Williams
Publisher : Random House Inc
Binding Type : Hardcover
Language : English
ISBN-13 : 978-0593382103