Format: Board Book
Dimensions: 30 pages, 7.15 × 5.15 × 0.75 in
Published: February 25, 2014
Publisher: Penguin Uk
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0723281424
ISBN - 13: 9780723281429
From the Publisher
A new board book edition of Beatrix Potter''s The Tale of Peter Rabbit. Once upon a time there were four little Rabbits, and their names were - Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-tail, and Peter. Beatrix Potter''s classic tale of mischievous little Peter Rabbit has delighted generations of children around the world for generations since it was first published in 1902. This brand new board book edition includes the original text and illustrations and its sturdy format makes it perfect for an introduction to Peter Rabbit for very young children. Beatrix Potter is regarded as one of the world''s best-loved children''s authors of all time. From her first book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, published by Frederick Warne in 1902, she went on to create a series of stories based around animal characters including Mrs. Tiggy-winkle, Benjamin Bunny, Jemima Puddle-duck, Mr. Jeremy Fisher and Tom Kitten. Her humorous, lively tales and beautiful illustrations have become a natural part of childhood.
About the Author
(Helen) Beatrix Potter, 1866 - 1943 (Helen) Beatrix Potter was born in 1866 in London where she was privately educated. During most of her adult life, she lived in a farm cottage in Sawrey, Westmoreland County. She was unsuccessful in trying to publish her serious botanical work, watercolor studies of fungi, but she wrote and privately published "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" for an invalid child in 1900. This story became a children's classic throughout the world. Other animal characters created by her include, Benjamin Bunny, Jemima Puddle-Duck, and Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle. Her tales are illustrated by her own hand in delicate and detailed watercolor pictures depicting her characters. Potter's other works include "The Tailor of Gloucester" published in 1902 and "The Tale of Tom Kitten" published in 1907. At her death in 1943, she bequeathed her property in Sawrey to the National Trust, which also maintains her home as a museum.