Read The Velveteen Rabbit Online Free - Nursery magic is very strange and wonderful, and only those playthings that are old and wise and experienced like the Skin Horse understand all about it.
Like the Skin Horse, Margery Williams understood how toys--and people--become real through the wisdom and experience of love. This reissue of a favorite classic, with the original story and illustrations as they first appeared in 1922, will work its magic for all who read it.
|Title||:||The Velveteen Rabbit|
|Number of Pages||:||40 pages|
February 19, 2008
Beautiful and deeply touching. At Meredith's wedding last year, her brother and sister read a passage from this book, including the below - an inspired choice.
"Real isn't how you are made," said the Skin Horse. "It's a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not j...
August 02, 2007
A terrific book, even as an adult, but it gave me quite a scare as a little kid. See, I actually managed to get scarlet fever in the first grade, and because of The Velveteen Rabbit, I was terrified that someone was going to come in and force me to burn all of my toys like the kid in the book had...
June 11, 2016
I'm sure I wrote a review about this book on this site at one time or another.......
The review may be lost ---my memories of this book never are!
I own it.......
Its a children's favorite!
*Thanks Duane --for re-visiting of memories from when you recently read it!
December 13, 2015
First published in 1922, a REAL gem of a classic!
November 12, 2010
The Velveteen Rabbit or How Toys Become Real by Margery Williams Bianco (1881-1944) was originally published in 1922 when she was 41 years old.
Tonight is my first time to read this book. Shame on me. It only took 15 mins to read it and at first I was totally not impressed. I thought I already sa...
June 26, 2016
‘What is REAL?’ asked the Rabbit one day…
‘Real isn’t how you are made,’ said the Skin Horse.
It’s a thing that happens to you…’
But these things don’t matter at all, because once you are Real you can’t be ugly
June 06, 2016
Shame on you "Toy Story", you knocked off "The Velveteen Rabbit' and didn't even say thank you. Of course this was published in 1922, seventy-three years before Toy Story, so most of today's children haven't read this, which is a shame because it's a sweet story, soft and gentle like the little r...
January 10, 2011
Some children's books should be read by adults. This is one of them. It examines the transforming power of love.
November 21, 2012
This is my teddy bear:
His name is “Teddy” and I have no recollection of getting him, but he has been with me for over 35 years. I can’t say that he and I were (are) as close as the Boy and his Rabbit. I have no memories of sleeping with him nor of fervently clutching him when afraid nor of making...
July 12, 2007
"It doesn't happen all at once. You become. It takes a long time. That's why it doesn't happen often to people who break easily, or have sharp edges, or who have to be carefully kept. Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out and you get loo...