The Tale of Peter Rabbit

The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Book - 2002
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A must have first book for every little reader.

One of Beatrix Potter's most popular and well-loved tales, this mischievous little rabbit has hopped into the heart of generations of book lovers.

Peter Rabbit loves the yummy vegetables he finds in Mr McGregor's garden, the only problem is: Mr McGregor doesn't want Peter to get his paws on his crops!

First published in 1902, this edition has been re-originated so it matches Beatrix's first published work, all those years ago.

Beatrix Potter is one of the world's best-loved children's authors , and has created a vast collection of stories based on her other iconic characters, including Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle, Benjamin Bunny, Jemima Puddle-Duck, Mr. Jeremy Fisher and Tom Kitten.

Her humorous and lively tales are a natural part of childhood, and are the perfect nursery books for all little ones.

Today Beatrix Potter's original 23 tales are still published by Frederick Warne, alongside a wide range of other formats including baby books, activity books and gift and sound books.

The Tale of Peter Rabbit is number one in Beatrix Potter's series of 23 little books. Look out for the rest!

1 The Tale of Peter Rabbit
2 The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin
3 The Tailor of Gloucester
4 The Tale of Benjamin Bunny
5 The Tale of Two Bad Mice
6 The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle
7 The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher
8 The Tale of Tom Kitten
9 The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck
10 The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies
11 The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse
12 The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes
13 The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse
14 The Tale of Mr. Tod
15 The Tale of Pigling Bland
16 The Tale of Samuel Whiskers
17 The Tale of The Pie and the Patty-Pan
18 The Tale of Ginger and Pickles
19 The Tale of Little Pig Robinson
20 The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit
21 The Story of Miss Moppet
22 Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes
23 Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes

Publisher: London ; New York : Frederick Warne, 2002
Edition: Original and authorized ed
ISBN: 9780723247708
Branch Call Number: E POTTER
Characteristics: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 15 cm


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Children's classic picture book originally published in 1902.

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Beatrix Potter told a young Roald Dahl to "buzz off" when he met her.

Probably the earliest well-loved children's character. Peter Rabbit's tale continues to be passed to the next generation for good reason.

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Mar 01, 2017


Jan 15, 2016

This is very strange...this comment was written for a children's board book using illustrations by another person but because both books are listed as being by Beatrix Potter the comment comes up for the original book and the obvious remake.

Jan 09, 2016

Why would you ever have a Peter Rabbit book not using Beatrix Potter illustrations????

I much prefer the original


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Feb 07, 2011

Red_Dog_357 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 3 and 7


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