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The Velveteen Rabbit | [Margery Williams]

The Velveteen Rabbit

The Velveteen Rabbit is a children's novel that chronicles the story of a stuffed rabbit and his quest to become real through the love of his owner. The Velveteen Rabbit has been awarded the IRA/CBC Children's Choice award. This version is published in the Audible Enhanced Audiobook format and includes original illustrations by William Nicholson synchronized with the narration.
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Publisher's Summary

The Velveteen Rabbit is a children's novel that chronicles the story of a stuffed rabbit and his quest to become real through the love of his owner. The Velveteen Rabbit has been awarded the IRA/CBC Children's Choice award. This version is published in the Audible Enhanced Audiobook format and includes original illustrations by William Nicholson synchronized with the narration.

Public Domain (P)2010 Alpha DVD LLC

What the Critics Say

"This sentimental classic - perfect for any child who's ever thought that maybe, just maybe, his or her toys have feelings - has been charming children since its first publication in 1922. A great read-aloud for all ages." (Amazon.com review)

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    Maria 02-20-13
    Maria 02-20-13 Member Since 2013
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    "Wonderfully performed!"
    Where does The Velveteen Rabbit rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    This was my first experience with an audio book from Audible.com, and I must say- this was a delight!


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Velveteen Rabbit?

    I loved the whole story, the best part has to be when he is conversing with the Skin Horse about what it means to "Be Real"


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Every time I read or listen to this book it makes me cry like a baby :)


    Any additional comments?

    *Thumbs up*

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    Lynne 12-21-12
    Lynne 12-21-12 Member Since 2012

    Nothing special here. Just one who once was, and is now again, an avid reader!

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    "Story brings back memories..."
    If you could sum up The Velveteen Rabbit in three words, what would they be?

    Memories, love, imagination


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    The little bunny, of course! Everyone, children, adults, and even stuffed animals, want to be loved.


    What about Gale Van Cott’s performance did you like?

    She brought the story to life, as if I were reading it.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The little bunny atop the garbage pile to be burned. He was battered and alone and almost destroyed. Tea- jerker time! How many of us loved our toys as kids and then grew up, the toys forgotten? I still remember mine, and they were real to me.


    Any additional comments?

    Good story for all ages.

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  • Iris
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    11/19/13
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    "High Speed Dubbing!"
    Would you try another book written by Margery Williams or narrated by Gale Van Cott?

    The Velveteen Rabbit is a beautiful classic, sadly not done justice by the narrator.

    I would have preferred a slow and soothing voice and unfortunately Gale Van Cott's style came across rushed and lacking effective pauses and rise and fall of tone.


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