About the book
Puffin Classics: the definitive collection of timeless stories, for every child.
When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but REALLY loves you, then you become Real.
Once there was a velveteen rabbit who longed to be Real. He was owned by a boy who loved him more and more every day, even when the rabbit's velveteen coat grew old and shabby and worn. Then one day something magical happened, and the rabbit's wish began to come true...
With messages about the importance of love and inner beauty, The Velveteen Rabbit is an all-time favourite classic which has delighted generations of children.