When Beatrix Potter wrote and illustrated "The Tale of Peter Rabbit, " she had little idea how popular this story and the 22 which followed it would immediately become. Each of the 23 "Tales" has reprinted over 100 times, and in the 80 or so years since their initial publication, much of the delicate brushwork and detail has disappeared from the pictures. To remedy this, Frederick Warne has located Beatrix Potter's original artwork, and photographed it to produce these wonderful new edition of her stories. Thanks to modern printing techniques, her illustrations appear just as freshly as when they were first painted, and confirm Beatrix Potter's place as the most celebrated children's artist of the century.
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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 (1902) she went on to create a series of stories based around animal characters including Mrs. Tiggy-winkle, Mr. Jeremy Fisher and Tom Kitten. Her humorous, lively tales and beautiful illustrations have become a natural part of childhood.A source of inspiration was the Lake District where she lived for the last thirty years of her life as a farmer and conservationist.About the Author:
Written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter (1866-1943).
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Book Description Warne, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0723234736
Book Description Warne, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0723234736
Book Description Warne, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110723234736
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97807232347391.0