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The Tale of Peter Rabbit (Classic Edition #1)

The Tale of Peter Rabbit (Classic Edition #1)

Author: Beatrix Potter
Series: Beatrix Potter Classic
$12.99 (AUD)  inc GST
Available Stock: 1

This original, authorised version has been lovingly recreated electronically for the first time, with reproductions of Potter's unmistakeable artwork optimised for use on colour devices such as the iPad. The Tale of Peter Rabbit was first published by Frederick Warne in 1902 and endures as Beatrix Potter's most popular and well-loved tale. Re-originated in 2002 to mark the centenary of publication bringing it closer to the original edition, six illustrations were restored, four that were removed in 1903 to make room for endpapers and two that have never been used before, Beatrix having initially prepared more illustrations than could be accommodated in the original format.


Youngsters love the naughty rabbit who is always getting into scrapes and the beautiful but simple illustrations are timeless masterpieces -- Natasha Harding Sun online 20091203

Author description

Written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter (1866-1943). Her passion for the natural world lay behind the creation of her famous little books. A particular source of inspiration was the Lake District where she lived for the last thirty years of her life as a farmer and conservationist.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780723247708
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Warne
  • : April 2010
  • : 144mm X 111mm X 13mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 80
  • : Classic fiction; Picture books; Character books; Animal stories
  • : en
  • : Beatrix Potter
  • : illustrations
  • : 823.912
  • : Hardback