The Velveteen Kinkajou

      C Dorian
The Velveteen Kinkajou

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.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...The Velveteen Kinkajou is a magical story and the underlying message is powerful. Beautifully illustrated.Note: Kinkajous live in the tropical forests of Central and South America, where they enjoy dwelling in trees. Their well-jointed ankles allow them to turn their feet backwards to race up, down or sideways among the branches. The kinkajou also has a gripping tail (prehensile tail) from which it often hangs.
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