The Velveteen Rabbit
by Margery Williams
The Velveteen Rabbit or “How Toys Become Real” is a classic children’s tale written by Margery Williams and illustrated by William Nicholson. The story follows the life of a stuffed rabbit who longs to become “Real” through the love of a child.
This edition celebrates the 100th birthday of the Velveteen Rabbit, which was first published in 1922 and has been republished many times since.
About the Author
Margery Williams Bianco (July 22, 1881 – September 4, 1944) was an English-American author, primarily of popular children’s books. A professional writer since the age of nineteen, she achieved lasting fame at forty-one with the publication of the classic that is her best-known work, The Velveteen Rabbit. She also received the Newbery Honor for Winterbound.