Beatrix Potter The Complete TalesConsumer Rating
- Number of Pages: 400
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
This complete and unabridged collection consists of all 23 of Beatrix Potter's Tales in one deluxe volume with all their original illustrations. The stories are arranged in the order in which they had been first published so they could be study in their suitable sequence. Beautifully reissued having a newly designed slipcase and jacket— a truly stunning gift. A special section in the finish of this volume consists of four extra functions by Beatrix Potter that had been not published during her lifetime.
"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 since the smell of onions was fearful; it made Peter Rabbit and tiny Benjamin cry. This deluxe volume collects all of Beatrix Potter's 23 Peter Rabbit tales and verses together--complete and unabridged--in one book. Beatrix Potter's tales had been often connected with genuine places, people, or animals, so each story also includes a brief introductory note about its history."As well as the original 23 tales, this edition contains two early narrative picture sequences, Three Little Mice and The Rabbit's Christmas Party. For example,"The story of naughty Peter Rabbit in Mr. Mc Gregor's garden first appeared in a picture letter Beatrix Potter wrote to Noel Moore, the young son of her former governess, in 1893. This beautiful introduction for the world of Beatrix Potter is sure to stay on the household bookshelf for generations to come. The stories are arranged in the order in which they had been initial published to enable them to be read in the appropriate sequence, from A Tale of Peter Rabbit to The Tale of Little Pig Robinson. And, there are two charming little stories, The Sly Old Cat and The Fox and the Stork, which were originally intended to develop to be worked up into books, but remained unpublished. (Baby to Preschool) All the original illustrations, both color and black and white, are included."Beatrix Potter's animal stories, the first of which was published in 1902, have been a joy to generations of young readers.
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