Giant Treasury of Beatrix Potter

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Derrydale Books, 1984 - Animals - 51 pages
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Five children's classics from the creator of Peter Rabbit, enhanced by more than 120 of her illustrations in color and black-and-white. Features The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit, The Story of Miss Moppet, The Tale of Tom Kitten, The Tale of Jemima Puddle Duck, The Roly-Poly Pudding.

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User Review  - t1bclasslibrary - LibraryThing

Includes five stories: “The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit”, “The Story of Miss Moppet”, “The Tale of Tom Kitten”, “The Tale of Jemima Puddle-duck”, and “The Roly-Poly Pudding”. Each story is cute and ... Read full review

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User Review  - dragonasbreath - LibraryThing

A collection of children's stories - it was a quick fun read that brought back some memories. Well illustrated by Beatrix Potter Read full review

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About the author (1984)

(Helen) Beatrix Potter, 1866 - 1943 (Helen) Beatrix Potter was born in 1866 in London where she was privately educated. During most of her adult life, she lived in a farm cottage in Sawrey, Westmoreland County. She was unsuccessful in trying to publish her serious botanical work, watercolor studies of fungi, but she wrote and privately published "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" for an invalid child in 1900. This story became a children's classic throughout the world. Other animal characters created by her include, Benjamin Bunny, Jemima Puddle-Duck, and Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle. Her tales are illustrated by her own hand in delicate and detailed watercolor pictures depicting her characters. Potter's other works include "The Tailor of Gloucester" published in 1902 and "The Tale of Tom Kitten" published in 1907. At her death in 1943, she bequeathed her property in Sawrey to the National Trust, which also maintains her home as a museum.

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