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The Tale of Peter Rabbit

By Beatrix Potter

The Tale of Peter Rabbit follows the mischievous and disobedient young Peter Rabbit as he is chased about the garden of Mr. McGregor. He hides in a watering can in a shed, sneaks past a cat, and loses his jacket and shoes. Peter escapes and returns home to his mother who puts him to bed after dosing him with camomile tea.

The tale was written for five-year-old Noel Moore, son of Potter's former governess Annie Carter Moore, in 1893. It was revised and privately printed by Potter in 1901 after several publishers' rejections, until it was published in 1902. The book was a success, has been translated into 36 languages, and with 45 million copies sold it is one of the best-selling books of all time.

This edition is limited to 1,000 copies.

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  • ISBN: 9781772263008
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The Author

Beatrix Potter

Helen Beatrix Potter (28 July 1866 – 22 December 1943) was an English writer, illustrator, natural scientist, and conservationist best known for her children's books featuring animals, such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit.

Born into a privileged household, Potter was educated by governesses and grew up isolated from other children. She had numerous pets and spent holidays in Scotland and the Lake District, developing a love of landscape, flora and fauna, all of which she closely observed and painted.