Author(s): Margery Williams
By the time the velveteen rabbit is dirty, worn out, and about to be burned, he has almost given up hope of ever finding the magic called Real. Thrown to the back of a cupboard the Velvete en Rabbit thought he would never see the light of day again. But one night the boy couldn't find the toy he usually slept with and his nurse gave him the rabbit. From that day on, the two were inseparable. '