The Velveteen Kinkajou

Rated 4.00/5 based on 4 reviews
It is the wise rocking horse who sparks the Velveteen Kinkajou's interest in becoming Real, so that something tingles in him when he sees the Real kinkajous frolicking at the jungle's edge. But can a sawdust-stuffed toy ever find enough love to become that strange and wonderful thing called Real? The Kinkajou's fate depends on the Boy. More
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Review by: Christine Ryan on Dec. 27, 2017 :
I love this book. It was magical. I think it should be an animated film!
(review of free book)
Review by: Jason P. Hill on Oct. 19, 2012 :
This is blatant plagiarism! The "author" takes Margery Williams' classic children's book (The Velveteen Rabbit) and replaces every instance of "rabbit" with "kinkajou", and changes a few small things here and there and calls it his/her own work. C. Dorian has no right to assert his/her authorship of this work, and Smashwords should consider disallowing the work to be offered for download here, unless the author chooses to call it "fan fiction." An original work, it absolutely is not.
(review of free book)
Review by: Gayle VanHezewyk on March 8, 2012 :
Congratulations to the author for bringing to life an inanimate object such as the Velveteen Kinkajou and immersing it with a child's imagination to show strong characterizations of love, responsibility and purpose. A wonderful story to read to your children or grandchildren.
(reviewed the day of purchase)
Review by: Rhiannon Schultz on March 6, 2012 : (no rating)
This is a wonderful new version of a timeless classic. I absolutely adored the story, and the illustrations were fantastic!
(reviewed the day of purchase)
Review by: Darby Dobbs on Feb. 25, 2012 :
Even better than the original...I love the kinkajou and the illustrations!!
(reviewed 2 days after purchase)
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