New and revised edition contains additional material not previously available in story collections: The Sly Old Cat The Fox and the Stork and two delightful picture sequences: Three Little Mice Sat Down to Spin The Rabbits' Christmas Party Over a million copies of the original version sold worldwide Essential collector's item for Beatrix Potter fans - young and old alike Excellent Gift Purcase. Features gold blocking on jacket. Major marketing campaign Major marketing campaign including national press advertising, direct mail campaign and national radio campaign.
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"I cannot draw you a picture of Peter and Benjamin underneath the basket," writes Beatrix Potter in The Tale of Benjamin Bunny, "because it was quite dark, and because the smell of onions was fearful; it made Peter Rabbit and little Benjamin cry." Beatrix Potter's animal stories, the first of which was published in 1902, have been a joy to generations of young readers. This deluxe volume collects all of Beatrix Potter's 23 Peter Rabbit tales and verses together--complete and unabridged--in one book. All the original illustrations, both color and black and white, are included. The stories are arranged in the order in which they were first published to enable them to be read in the proper sequence, from A Tale of Peter Rabbit to The Tale of Little Pig Robinson. Beatrix Potter's tales were often connected with real places, people, or animals, so each story also includes a brief introductory note about its history. For example, "The story of naughty Peter Rabbit in Mr. McGregor's garden first appeared in a picture letter Beatrix Potter wrote to Noel Moore, the young son of her former governess, in 1893." In addition to the original 23 tales, this edition contains two early narrative picture sequences, Three Little Mice and The Rabbit's Christmas Party. And, there are two charming little stories, The Sly Old Cat and The Fox and the Stork, which were originally intended to be worked up into books, but remained unpublished. This beautiful introduction to the world of Beatrix Potter is sure to remain on the family bookshelf for generations to come. (Baby to Preschool)About the Author:
Beatrix Potter is arguably the most celebrated author and artist of our time. An essential part of everyone's childhood, her books are loved by adults and children around the world.
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Book Description Frederick Warne & Co, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110723244502
Book Description Frederick Warne & Co, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Frederick Warne (illustrator). book. Bookseller Inventory # M0723244502