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Publisher's Summary

The Velveteen Rabbit is a children's novel that chronicles the story of a stuffed rabbit and his quest to become real through the love of his owner. The Velveteen Rabbit has been awarded the IRA/CBC Children's Choice award. This version is published in the Audible Enhanced Audiobook format and includes original illustrations by William Nicholson synchronized with the narration.

Public Domain (P)2010 Alpha DVD LLC

Critic Reviews

"This sentimental classic - perfect for any child who's ever thought that maybe, just maybe, his or her toys have feelings - has been charming children since its first publication in 1922. A great read-aloud for all ages." (Amazon.com review)

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This is nice story . I really like this story. Very interesting and Excellent narration. Fantastic

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The Narrator reads too fast. I thought my speed was set faster than normal but was disappointed when I realized it was the narrator rushing through the story.

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slightly rushed narration

With playback slowed to 90%, quite nice and a good pace for kids. No other complaints.

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Loved it! It was just right for a sleepy time book for my grand daughter.

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Best soothing bedtime story! We love the speaker and the story is lovely!!

My daughter and I listen to this story every night as we cuddle in her bed so she can fall asleep. The woman who reads this book does such an amazing job. She’s absolutely perfect for it. No one else compares. Love it!!!

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Moving story. Narrator didn't quite do it justice.

I adore this sweet, impactful, wise story. This narrator read quite quickly, which I usually prefer, but in this case I felt that she was rushing a bit too much, to the detriment of the tale. She also kept a very light tone throughout, but this story is bittersweet and should, I think, be read with a bit of sensitivity to that.

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  • 11-19-13

High Speed Dubbing!

Would you try another book written by Margery Williams or narrated by Gale Van Cott?

The Velveteen Rabbit is a beautiful classic, sadly not done justice by the narrator.

I would have preferred a slow and soothing voice and unfortunately Gale Van Cott's style came across rushed and lacking effective pauses and rise and fall of tone.

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