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The Velveteen Rabbitby Margery Williams Bianco
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When a young boy gets a beautiful velveteen rabbit for a gift, he plays with his new toy for a while, but in all the excitement of opening presents, he forgets about it. But only temporarily. How the rabbit comes to be loved by the boy and finally comes to life is a classic story that has been read and cherished by many generations of children and their parents.
One of the most beloved tales of all time, masterfully illustrated by Michael Hague, and now with a new cover.
"Hagues paintings of the Boy who loves his velveteen pet are gentle, romantic, and faithful in showing details of the period." --Bulletin of the Center for Childrens Books
The charming story of the boy who loves his velveteen pet, with the moral that love can make all things real and beautiful. Full-color illustrations.
This 1922 classic about a toy rabbit that is loved by a Boy and eventually comes to life is illustrated in luminous color by Michael Hague.
About the Author
Margery Williams (1881-1944) was born in London and spent most of her life in London and the United States. She was the author of several adult books, but The Velveteen Rabbit was her first and best-known children's book.
Michael Hague has illustrated several classic stories for children, including The Wizard of Oz and The Wind in the Willows. He lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Visit Michael Hague at his web site: http://michaelhague.com
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