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The Tale of Peter Rabbit (The World of Beatrix Potter: Peter Rabbit)
by Beatrix Potter

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The Tale of Peter Rabbit (The World of Beatrix Potter: Peter Rabbit) by Beatrix Potter Overview

The quintessential cautionary tale, Peter Rabbit warns naughty children about the grave consequences of misbehaving. When Mrs. Rabbit beseeches her four furry children not to go into Mr. McGregor's garden, the impish Peter naturally takes this as an open invitation to create mischief. He quickly gets in over his head, when he is spotted by farmer McGregor himself. Any chil The quintessential cautionary tale, Peter Rabbit warns naughty children about the grave consequences of misbehaving. When Mrs. Rabbit beseeches her four furry children not to go into Mr. McGregor's garden, the impish Peter naturally takes this as an open invitation to create mischief. He quickly gets in over his head, when he is spotted by farmer McGregor himself. Any child with a spark of sass will find Peter's adventures remarkably familiar. And they'll see in Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cotton-tail that bane of their existence: the "good" sibling who always does the right thing. One earns bread and milk and blackberries for supper, while the obstinate folly of the other warrants medicine and an early bedtime.

Beatrix Potter

About The Tale of Peter Rabbit (The World of Beatrix Potter: Peter Rabbit) Description

Helen Beatrix Potter was an English author, illustrator, mycologist, and conservationist who was best known for her children's books, which featured animal characters such as Peter Rabbit. Born into a privileged household, Potter was educated by governesses, and grew up isolated from other children. She had numerous pets and through holidays in Scotland and the Lake District developed a love of lan

Data Book The Tale of Peter Rabbit (The World of Beatrix Potter: Peter Rabbit)

Original Title The Tale of Peter Rabbit ISBN 0723247706 (ISBN13: 9780723247708 ) Edition Language English Series The World of Beatrix Potter: Peter Rabbit Characters Peter Rabbit, Peter Rabbit, Flopsy Rabbit, Mopsy Rabbit, Cotton-tail Rabbit...more , Mrs. Rabbit, Mr. McGregor...less setting Lake District, England Literary Awards Lewis Carroll Shelf Award (1958) (451)