Peter Rabbit My First Little Library by Beatrix Potter

Peter Rabbit My First Little Library

Written by Beatrix Potter
Part of the PR Baby Books Series

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Beautifully boxed, this little library contains concept books for numbers, colours, shapes and words. Beatrix Potter’s classic characters of Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddleduck, Squirrel Nutkin and the little mouse from The Tailor of Gloucester introduce the different concepts.


Peter Rabbit My First Little Library by Beatrix Potter

My First Learning Library contains four chunky board books that introduce the youngest children to early concepts. The titles are: Words, Numbers, Shapes and Colours. The palette is soft and illustrations are in the classic Potter style. Each double page contains a single illustration and just one simple word. These hard-wearing board books will soon become firm family favourites, and are the perfect introduction for very young children to the wonderful world of Beatrix Potter.

About the Author

Beatrix Potter

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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Board book
48 pages
Interest Age: From 1


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Frederick Warne Publishers Ltd an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

5th May 2011




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