The Velveteen Rabbit Hardcover: The Classic Edition (New York Times Bestseller Illustrator)

The Velveteen Rabbit Hardcover: The Classic Edition (New York Times Bestseller Illustrator)

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Engaging new illustrations by renowned artist Charles Santore--illustrator of The Night Before Christmas, The Wizard of Oz, Snow White, and many others--reinvigorate the classic children's story of the Velveteen Rabbit. This is a large hardcover heirloom edition with three times as many illustrations as the original edition, with gorgeous foil on the cover! Perfect for families and loved ones.

Originally published in 1922, the classic story of a toy rabbit who loves a boy so much he eventually becomes real has charmed children--and adults--for nearly a century. This heirloom edition, containing Margery Williams' original text paired with gorgeous paintings by award-winning illustrator Charles Santore, is sure to be treasured by families for many years to come.

The work of New York Times best-selling children's book illustrator Charles Santore has been widely exhibited in museums and celebrated with recognitions such as the prestigious Hamilton King Award, the Society of Illustrators Award of Excellence, and the Original Art 2000 Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators. He is best known for his luminous interpretations of classic children's stories, including, The Night Before Christmas, The Little Mermaid, Snow White, The Velveteen Rabbit, and The Wizard of Oz.

Author: Charles Santore, Margery Williams
Publisher: Applesauce Press
Published: 02/19/2013
Pages: 48
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.30lbs
Size: 10.50h x 11.30w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9781604332773
Audience: Ages 4-8

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 4.9
Point Value: 1
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 695 / Velveteen Rabbit


Review Citation(s):
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2014 pg. 21 - Below Average, With Minor Flaw

About the Author
The work of New York Times best-selling children's book illustrator Charles Santore has been widely exhibited in museums and celebrated with recognitions such as the prestigious Hamilton King Award, the Society of Illustrators Award of Excellence, and the Original Art 2000 Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators. He is best known for his luminous interpretations of classic children's stories, including, The Night Before Christmas, The Little Mermaid, Snow White, The Velveteen Rabbit, and The Wizard of Oz.