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    The Velveteen Rabbit (Hardback) By (author) Margery Williams, Illustrated by William Nicholson

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    DescriptionStill as poignant today as it has ever been, Margery Williams' The Velveteen Rabbit is one of the best-loved children's books of all time. 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. "Real isn't how you're made," says the Skin Horse. "It's a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but REALLY loves you, then you become real. It doesn't happen all at once. You become ..." And so begins the Velveteen Rabbit's journey towards becoming real - through the love of a child ...

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    The Velveteen Rabbit
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Margery Williams, Illustrated by William Nicholson
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 48
    Width: 186 mm
    Height: 220 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 358 g
    ISBN 13: 9781405264211
    ISBN 10: 1405264217

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.1
    BIC E4L: EY
    DC22: 823
    BIC subject category V2: YFA
    BIC E4L: CLA
    BIC children’s book marketing category: A3N79
    Libri: I-CI
    LC classification: PZ
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    DC22: E
    B&T General Subject: 212
    B&T Book Type: EF
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 12100
    Ingram Subject Code: CI
    BISAC V2.8: JUV007000
    DC23: 823.912
    Thema V1.0: YFA
    Illustrations note
    full colour illustrations
    Egmont UK Ltd
    Imprint name
    Egmont Heritage
    Publication date
    01 October 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Margery Williams was born in London in 1881. She moved with her family to the US in 1890 and there started a career as a writer at the age of nineteen. She wrote many stories for children, of which The Velveteen Rabbit is the most famous. Sir William Nicholson was born in 1872 and is one of England's most prestigious still life and portrait painters. His work in graphic design and woodcuts was innovative and remains influential. He also illustrated many children's books.