The Velveteen Rabbit

£10.99

A classical story of a precious first friendship.

A beautiful deluxe foiled edition of the timeless children’s classic, cherished by generations of children and parents.

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A classical story of a precious first friendship.

A beautiful deluxe foiled edition of the timeless children’s classic, cherished by generations of children and parents. He didn’t mind how he looked to other people, because the nursery magic had made him Real, and when you are Real shabbiness doesn’t matter… In the nursery, only the toys that are old and wise truly understand what it means to be Real.

The Velveteen Rabbit, a newcomer to the nursery, asks one of the most knowledgeable toys, the Skin Horse, what being Real means. And so begins the Velveteen Rabbit’s journey towards becoming real – through the love of a child … Margery Williams’ timeless picture book is brought to life by gorgeous classic illustrations by William Nicholson.

Mr Mole's Marvellous Ideas

Mr Mole loves all of his friends, they are all very different but they have one thing in common…Love.
When Mr Mole listened to this story, the relationship between the boy and his rabbit reminded him of his special teddy and how much he loves him. Over the years Mr Mole’s teddy has gone a little floppy and lost a little of his fuzz. This doesn’t mean that Mr Mole loves him any less, this means that you can see all of the love that Mr Mole has given him!
Do you have a special teddy or toy that your have had for a long time? Maybe you could draw a picture of how it looked when it was new and how your love has changed it over time.

Larry's Learning Outcomes

Larry is sure that children and adults will enjoy this story and it’s message. This beautifully illustrated classic teaches the reader/listener that appearance doesn’t make us who we are and how the love of a special person in our lives can be a very strong force indeed!

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