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The Velveteen Rabbit: Or, How Toys Become Real

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Engaging new illustrations by renowned artist Charles Santore—illustrator of The Night Before Christmas, The Wizard of Oz, Snow White, and many others—reinvigorate the classic children’s story of the Velveteen Rabbit. An oversized heirloom edition with three times as many illustrations as the original edition. Includes embossed and foil cover.

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.

Synopsis:

Engaging new illustrations by renowned artist Charles Santore—illustrator of The Night Before Christmas, The Wizard of Oz, Snow White, and many others—reinvigorate the classic children’s story of the Velveteen Rabbit. An oversized heirloom edition with three times as many illustrations as the original edition. Includes embossed and foil cover.

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.

About the Author

Charles Santore is a renowned children’s book illustrator whose work has been widely exhibited in museums and celebrated with recognitions such as the prestigious Hamilton King Award, the Society of Illustrators Award of Excellence, and the Original Art 2000 Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators. Santore is best known for his luminous interpretations of classic children’s stories such as The Little Mermaid, Snow White, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s Paul Revere’s Ride, which was named 2004 Children’s Book of the Year for Poetry by the Bank Street College Children’s Book Committee. His paintings for The Wizard of Oz, featured in the edition that is widely considered to be the quintessential illustrated version, were used as the scenic backdrops for a major television performance of the work. Charles Santore lives and works in Philadelphia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781604332773
Author:
Bianco, Margery Williams
Publisher:
Applesauce Press
Author:
Santore, Charles
Author:
Williams, Margery
Subject:
Animals - Rabbits
Subject:
Childrens classics
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
The Classic Edition
Publication Date:
20130231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
13 x 10 in
Age Level:
from 5

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Product details 48 pages Applesauce Press - English 9781604332773 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Engaging new illustrations by renowned artist Charles Santore—illustrator of The Night Before Christmas, The Wizard of Oz, Snow White, and many others—reinvigorate the classic children’s story of the Velveteen Rabbit. An oversized heirloom edition with three times as many illustrations as the original edition. Includes embossed and foil cover.

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.

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