What are some well-known storybook characters?


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Some well-known storybook characters are Winnie-the-Pooh, Tigger, the Velveteen Rabbit and Charlie Bucket. Winnie-the-Pooh is a golden bear, Tigger is a striped tiger and the Velveteen Rabbit is a stuffed rabbit that becomes real during the story. Charlie Bucket is a child from a poor family.

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Charlie Bucket appears in Roald Dahl's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and "Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator." Bucket loves chocolate. There is a big chocolate factory in his town, but because Charlie comes from a poor family, he cannot buy the chocolate. One day, Charlie splurges on a bar of chocolate. When Charlie finds a golden ticket in the bar of chocolate, he receives an invitation to visit the chocolate factory. There, owner Willy Wonka appoints Charlie to run the chocolate factory.

"The Velveteen Rabbit" tells the story of a toy rabbit, made of velveteen. The stuffed rabbit sits unused in a boy's house. The Velveteen Rabbit wants to become real. One day, the boy notices the Velveteen Rabbit, and from then on, he often sleeps hugging the rabbit. When the boy becomes ill, doctors instruct the boy's family to burn all of his toys. Before the burning, a fairy transforms the Velveteen Rabbit into a real rabbit, and he plays in the woods with the other rabbits.

Winnie-the-Pooh entered the children's story market in 1925. Pooh loves honey, and he wakes up each day asking about breakfast. Pooh does silly things, and he enjoys adventures with his friends in the woods. One of Pooh's friends is Tigger. Tigger has a lot of energy, and he likes to bounce on his springy tail.

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