July 22: Margery Williams

On this date in 1881, the author of The Velveteen Rabbit was born.

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Use this banner on social media to share our collection of resources around Margery Williams and The Velveteen Rabbit.

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.

Rabbit Illustrations

A gallery of rabbit illustrations from the ClipArt ETC website.

Rabbits in Children's Literature

A gallery of rabbit illustrations in children’s literature from the ClipArt ETC website.

Rabbit Photos

A small gallery of rabbit photographs from the ClipPix ETC website.

Rabbit Illustration

Our favorite rabbit illustration from the ClipArt ETC website. It’s the one we used in the banner above.

Toy Illustrations

Many of Williams’ stories involve toys coming to life. Here is our collection of toy illustrations from the ClipArt ETC website.