Velveteen Rabbit

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Velveteen Rabbit  
********** is at it again with another classic book brought to life in app and ebook format. We're looking for another special voice to narrate the Velveteen Rabbit which we will be combining with animated, interactive illustrations from one of the modern masters of childrens illustration.

While the project is still under development, our current thinking is that we're seeking a documentary, Morgan Freeman esq narration. We are however very open to other suggestions.

You must be able to produce both a complete, fully edited sound track as well as appropriate sound effects.

2013-11-10 12:41:31 GMT
2013-11-14 12:00:00 (GMT -05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada) 
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Project Parameters

The Voice Actor should be located in:
Student or Non-for-profit student project - USD 500
5000 words
English - USA and Canada
Morgan Freeman, Ken Burns like audio,
Young Adult Female OR Young Adult Male OR Middle Age Female OR Middle Age Male OR Senior Female OR Senior Male
• Audio files must be delivered via FTP/Dropbox/Google Drive/cloud
• Add music AND
• Add special effects
Not defined
This is a non-union project

Script Details

You must be able to produce both a complete, fully edited sound track as well as appropriate sound effects. 
THERE was once a velveteen rabbit, and in the beginning he was really splendid. He was fat and bunchy, as a rabbit should be; his coat was spotted brown and white, he had real thread whiskers, and his ears were lined with pink sateen. On Christmas morning, when he sat wedged in the top of the Boy's stocking, with a sprig of holly between his paws, the effect was charming.

There were other things in the stocking, nuts and oranges and a toy engine, and chocolate almonds and a clockwork mouse, but the Rabbit was quite the best of all. For at least two hours the Boy loved him, and then Aunts and Uncles came to dinner, and there was a great rustling of tissue paper and unwrapping of parcels, and in the excitement of looking at all the new presents the Velveteen Rabbit was forgotten.

For a long time he lived in the toy cupboard or on the nursery floor, and no one thought very much about him. He was naturally shy, and being only made of velveteen, some of the more expensive toys quite snubbed him. The mechanical toys were very superior, and looked down upon every one else; they were full of modern ideas, and pretended they were real. The model boat, who had lived through two seasons and lost most of his paint, caught the tone from them and never missed an opportunity of referring to his rigging in technical terms. The Rabbit could not claim to be a model of anything, for he didn't know that real rabbits existed; he thought they were all stuffed with sawdust like himself, and he understood that sawdust was quite out-of-date and should never be mentioned in modern circles. Even Timothy, the jointed wooden lion, who was made by the disabled soldiers, and should have had broader views, put on airs and pretended he was connected with Government. Between them all the poor little Rabbit was made to feel himself very insignificant and commonplace, and the only person who was kind to him at all was the Skin Horse. 
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