The Velveteen Rabbit

The classic story by Margery Williams Bianco, edited for children aged 8 and above.

‘What is REAL?’ asked the Rabbit one day…

‘Real isn’t how you are made,’ said the Skin Horse. ‘It’s a thing that happens to you…’

Things are not easy for the Velveteen Rabbit at first. He is a simple toy, owned by a Boy who has lots of other—and more exciting—toys to play with. His only friend is the Skin Horse, who is very wise, and tells him what it means to be Real.

Life becomes much better for the Velveteen Rabbit when the Boy starts to love him; but then the Boy becomes sick, and danger looms for the little toy rabbit. What will happen to him when the doctor decides to clean away all the germs in the house? And can the Velveteen Rabbit truly become Real? Read this story to find out…

Features of this edition:

  • retold for children aged 8 and above
  • an introduction
  • notes and comprehension questions
  • quiz questions
  • available for free download.

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Book Information

31 pages | 4220 words | File size: 570 KB

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