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The Velveteen Rabbit by  Margery Williams - Hardcover - from Wonder Book (SKU: E04E-00139)

The Velveteen Rabbit

The Velveteen Rabbit by  Margery Williams - Hardcover - from Wonder Book (SKU: E04E-00139)
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The Velveteen Rabbit

by Williams, Margery

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Condition
Used - Good
ISBN 10
0671444980
ISBN 13
9780671444983
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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. Used - Good. Good condition. Gifter's inscription on inside.

Synopsis

The Velveteen Rabbit, or How Toys Become Real, is the story of a toy rabbit who wants to become real through the love of his owner. The stuffed rabbit is overlooked by the boy whom he is given, the boy preferring to play with more mechanical and sophisticated toys than the simple stuffed rabbit. The rabbit holds onto a story told to him by the oldest and wisest toy in the nursery, the skin horse, about how toys can become real through love. Eventually the boy becomes attached to the soft doll, but after developing scarlet fever the doctor orders the boy sent away to recover and all his toys and belonging burnt. The rabbit is so sad over his separation from the boy he begins to cry and sheds a real tear - after which the nursery fairy appears to turn him into a real rabbit. It has been adapted many times into television, film and onto the stage. The National Education Association listed it among the top 100 books for teachers of children in 2007. Author Margery Williams’ first children’s book, The Velveteen Rabbit was published in 1922 by George H. Doran Company in London and has remained in print continuously since, owing to its popularity as a story of the power of enduring love. -

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Details

Bookseller
Wonder Book US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
E04E-00139
Title
The Velveteen Rabbit
Author
Williams, Margery
Book condition
Used - Good
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0671444980
ISBN 13
9780671444983
Publisher
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Place of Publication
Riverside, New Jersey, U.s.a.
This edition first published
1983-03-31

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With 3 stores less than 1 hour outside the DC/Metropolitan area (1 in Gaithersburg, 1 in Frederick and 1 in Hagerstown, MD), we have the largest selection of books in the tri-state area. Wonder Book and Video has been in business since 1980 and online since 1997. We have over 1 Million books for sale on our website and another 1 Million books for sale in our 3 locations. We have a very active online inventory and as such, we can receive multiple orders for the same item. We fill those orders on a first come first serve basis, but will refund promptly any items that are out of stock. Since 1980 it has always been about the books. ALL kinds of books from 95 cent children\'s paperbacks to five figure rare and collectibles. A merging of the old and new is where we started, and it is where we are today. Our retail stores have always been places where a reader can rush in looking for a title needed for a term paper that is due the next day, or where bibliophiles can get lost \"in the stacks\" for as long as they wish. In 2002 USAToday recognized us as \"1 of 10 Great Old Bookstores\", and we have been featured in numerous other newspaper and TV stories including Washington Post and CSpan.

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