UNLIMITED Audiobooks and eBooks

Over 40,000 books & works on all major devices

Get ALL YOU CAN for FREE for 30 days!

The Velveteen Rabbit

Margery Williams Bianco

Book Overview: 

The Velveteen Rabbit, is the tale of a sweet unassuming toy rabbit who questions what it is to live and to love. It was the first children’s title written by Margery Williams, who had previously created only for adults. This story eclipsed all others, to become her most famous work, and an ever adored classic for all ages.

How does All You Can Books work?

All You Can Books gives you UNLIMITED access to over 40,000 Audiobooks, eBooks, and Foreign Language courses. Download as many audiobooks, ebooks, language audio courses, and language e-workbooks as you want during the FREE trial and it's all yours to keep even if you cancel during the FREE trial. The service works on any major device including computers, smartphones, music players, e-readers, and tablets. You can try the service for FREE for 30 days then it's just $19.99 per month after that. So for the price everyone else charges for just 1 book, we offer you UNLIMITED audio books, e-books and language courses to download and enjoy as you please. No restrictions.

Book Excerpt: 
. . .Nana came to tidy the room. "Does it mean having things that buzz inside you and a stick-out handle?"

"Real isn't how you are made," said the Skin Horse. "It's a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but REALLY loves you, then you become Real."

"Does it hurt?" asked the Rabbit.

"Sometimes," said the Skin Horse, for he was always truthful. "When you are Real you don't mind being hurt."

"Does it happen all at once, like being wound up," he asked, "or bit by bit?"

"It doesn't happen all at once," said the Skin Horse. "You become. It takes a long time. That's why it doesn't happen often to people who break easily, or have sharp edges, or who have to be carefully kept. Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out and you get loose in the joints and very shabby. But these things don't matter at all, because once yo. . . Read More

Community Reviews


One Christmas morning, little Boy receives many presents, and among them a Velveteen Rabbit. At first he isn’t noticed, but with time Rabbit finds a place in little Boy’s heart. Rabbit snuggles with him at night, and plays with him during the day. But Rabbit knows he is not Real, he's

The writing made me wonder if the author had been ill as a child. The depiction of illness rings so true. So, I searched and found instead that we shared something else. That was the loss of a parent when very young. Seriousness is a trait that people like us find hard to shake.

This seriousness may

A terrific book, even as an adult, but it gave me quite a scare as a little kid. See, I actually managed to get scarlet fever in the first grade, and because of The Velveteen Rabbit, I was terrified that someone was going to come in and force me to burn all of my toys like the kid in the book had to

I've never once been able to read this book without crying. It is just so sweet and so sad.

دیشب این قسمت فرندز رو می دیدم، که جزء قسمت های مورد علاقه مه. کنجکاو شدم ببینم این خرگوش مخملی چیه که کتاب مورد علاقۀ چندلر بوده. گشتم و کتاب انگلیسی رو پیدا کردم. امروز هم فارسیش رو پیدا کردم و خوندم.

تا اواسط داستان، خیلی عالی پیش می رفت.
تا جایی که خرگوش مخملی در طول بیماری کنار پسرک می مونه، ولی

At what age does a child learn what is real? How long does the blurring between fantasy and reality persist, for a young child? And when harsh reality kicks in with a vengeance, isn’t a little bit of magic lost forever?

The loss of childhood innocence is always poignant. Adults sometimes continue to

View More Reviews