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The Velveteen Rabbit: Or How Joy Become Real by Margery Williams
The Velveteen Rabbit: Or How Joy Become Real

Michael L, September 7, 2011

I was asked to read this aloud, bedtime-story style. I expected a simple story with an easy moral lesson. It is indeed a narrative that draws readers easily into its identifiable roles, but I was unprepared when a plot development resonated deeply with my emotions. The story is a beautiful discussion about what constitutes "Real"ness, when confronted with the desire for cosmetic beauty, the reality of ageing and material deterioration, and the vicissitudes of time. The child within me clamors for Hope and a happy ending, and he was not disappointed by this book.
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