July 22: Margery Williams
On this date in 1881, the author of The Velveteen Rabbit was born.
Margery Williams Banner
Use this banner on social media to share our collection of resources around Margery Williams and The Velveteen Rabbit.
Our favorite rabbit illustration from the ClipArt ETC website. It’s the one we used in the banner above.
Listen to The Velveteen Rabbit on Lit2Go
The Velveteen Rabbitt, or How Toys Become Real is the story of a toy rabbit that hopes the love of his owner will make him real. From the
Lit2Go website. Duration: 26 minutes, 14 seconds.
PDF of The Velveteen Rabbit
A 13-page PDF of The Velveteen Rabbit. Reading level: 6.0. Word count: 4,061.
Rabbits in Children's Literature
A gallery of rabbit illustrations in children’s literature from the ClipArt ETC website.
Beatrix Potter Collection
Our Beatrix Potter collection on Lit2Go includes the following rabbit tales:
Many of Williams’ stories involve toys coming to life. Here is our collection of toy illustrations from the ClipArt ETC website.