10/30/2013 01:26 pm ET

'Much Loved': These Photos Of Ridiculously Loved Stuffed Animals Will Warm Your Heart

Mark Nixon

The following is an excerpt from Mark Nixon's new book "Much Loved."

The book is a collection of portraits of stuffed animals and the stories of their relationship with the people who own them. Mark Nixon is an award-winning photographer.

You won't be able to help but miss your childhood, as well as your favorite stuff bear/rabbit/etc.

Much Loved Stuffed Animals

Excerpt from "Much Loved" by Mark Nixon. Published by Abrams Images © 2013 by Mark Nixon.