The Tale of Peter Rabbit (Gift Edition)

Author(s): Beatrix Potter

Classics

Beatrix Potter's work reflects her interest in animals, natural history and the environment. She liked to imagine her characters in her favourite, natural places, so she created a special world for Peter Rabbit.Before the full-colour edition of The Tale of Peter Rabbit was published by Frederick Warne & Co., Potter arranged a private printing of the book with Strangeways & Sons in 1901. It was illustrated with black-and-white line drawings, and it is these illustrations which have been adapted for this special gift edition of the tale.Potter's drawings have been combined with a variety of patterns that take inspiration from the natural world in which the tale is set. The botanical patterns reflect Potter's illustrations, and the soft, natural palette and block-printing effect refers back to the Golden Age of children's illustrated books.A perfect gift for fans of Beatrix Potter.


Product Information

Beatrix Potter is one of the world's best-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.

General Fields

  • : 9780241324301
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Warne
  • : August 2017
  • : 250mm X 177mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Beatrix Potter
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : E
  • : 64