The wonderful story of how toys become real, now in the perfect size for little hands and big imaginations!
Enjoy the heartwarming story of how a beloved toy becomes real in this compact hardcover, complete with name plaque and foiled spine. Charles Santore’s beautiful, best-selling illustrations capture the spirit of this classic book, making the story leap off the page. Great for Easter baskets and baby showers, this book is the perfect way to share the wonder of The Velveteen Rabbit with friends and loved ones. Enjoy the timeless story of the magic of childhood, now in the perfect format for small hands and big imaginations.
Charles Santore renowned illustrations have 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. Santore is best known for his luminous interpretations of classic children’s stories such as Snow White, The Night Before Christmas and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s Paul Revere’s Ride, which was named 2004 Children’s Book of the Year for Poetry by the Bank Street College Children’s Book Committee. His illustrations for The Wizard of Oz, which is widely considered to be the quintessential illustrated version, were used as the scenic backdrops for a major television performance of the work.