- Hardcover: 1072 pages
- Publisher: Warne; 1 edition (28 January 2015)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0723275920
- ISBN-13: 978-0723275923
- Product Dimensions: 16.5 x 13.2 x 33 cm
- Boxed-product Weight: 3.3 Kg
- Average Customer Review: 2 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 7,341 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
The World of Peter Rabbit: The Complete Collection of Tales 1-23 Hardcover – 28 Jan 2015
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About the Author
Beatrix Potter was born in London in 1866. During her rather lonely childhood and later, as a young woman, she studied art and natural history. She acquired her love and knowledge of the countryside during family holidays, at first in Scotland and then in the Lake District. She started her career as children's author and illustrator in 1901 when she was thirty-five. In the years before the First World War, demand for her work was so great that she was publishing an average of two new stories a year. As she became financially independent, she was able to buy some land in the Lake District and in 1913, on her marriage to solicitor William Heelis, she moved to live there permanently. For the last thirty years of her life, writing and illustrating gave place to a second career as a sheep farmer and countryside conservationist.
Her little books never lost their popularity however and today they sell in their millions, translated into numerous languages, and the pleasures of those timeless tales continue to be enjoyed by children all over the world.
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The World of Peter Rabbit - The Complete Collection of Original Tales 1-23 White
The classic giftset collection of Beatrix Potter's original Peter Rabbit books.
This beautiful gift box contains all 23 original Peter Rabbit books by Beatrix Potter. Each tale is presented in its iconic white jacket and features a publisher's note describing how the story came to be.
This set of books contains the tales of all of Beatrix's lovable characters, from naughty Peter Rabbit himself, to tidy Mrs. Tittlemouse and unlucky Mr. Jeremy Fisher. These tales have charmed and enchanted children for generation and are essential for every nursery bookshelf.
Beatrix Potter is one of the world's 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.
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I read these stories to my children when they were little and look forward to reading them to my little grandson when he is old enough.