He's cut out of pale blue plush that I was using to sew robes, and held together by staples (Maus made him for me when she was much littler, and his name is Winston). You can hold him gently so that his staples stay in. See the pretty ribbon around his neck? And the happy little face drawn on with Sharpie?
Because how we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. -- Annie Dillard