Reading List – Velveteen Rabbit

Persephone Theatre is pleased to partner with Turning the Tide Bookstore to create book lists for our performances.

Lists will be curated by the Turning the Tide staff, to act as a supplement to what you see on our stage. They will help to expand your knowledge about the themes, history and information within our productions.

All the books on the list are available for purchase through the Turning the Tide website:

The following books are chosen for Velveteen Rabbit by Kevin del Aguila. Based on the story by Margery Williams

List curated by Tracey Mitchell.

Children’s Booklist

by Céline Claire, illustrated by Qin Leng

Being a Good Friend
by Neill Christopher, illustrated by Amiel Sandland

Sometimes I Feel Like a Fox
written and illustrated by Danielle Daniel

Bear and the Whisper of the Wind
written and illustrated by Marianne Dubuc

written and illustrated by Julie Flett

The Branch
by Mireille Messier, illustrated by Pierre Pratt

Tanna’s Owl
by Rachel and Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley, illustrated by Yong Ling Kang

Big Feelings
by Alexandra Penfold, illustrated by Suzanne Kaufman

When We Are Kind
by Monique Gray Smith, illustrated by Nicole Neidhardt

You Hold Me Up
by Monique Gray Smith, illustrated by Danielle Daniel I

It’ll Be Irie: Staying True to Yourself
by Donn Swaby illustrated by Alejandra Barajas

Be Yourself, Little Hippo
by Dominic Szasz and Beth Hazell, illustrated by Janki Sanghavi

I Am Human: A Book of Empathy
by Susan Verde, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds

I Am Me: A Book of Authenticity
by Susan Verde, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds

Our World is a Family: Our Community Can Change the World
by Miry Whitehill & Jennifer Jackson, illustrated by Nomar Perez

The Velveteen Rabbit
by Margery Williams, illustrated by William Nicholson


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