The Christmas Tale of Peter Rabbit
Written by Emma Thompson
Lovereading4kids Price £10.39
£12.99 saving £2.60 (20%)
when in stock
As soon as this book is back in stock we will send you an email.Compare book price We'd love you to buy your books from Lovereading - especially if we helped you to choose them! But as our mantra is guidance, and that includes guidance on price, please do use our 'Compare Book Price' service to discover if the best value deal is from Lovereading or another specialist bookstore.
Please login (or signup) to download the extract
You will need to Sign Up or Login before you can download a book extract.
To Sign Up all you need to do is give us your email address and a password and let us know the types of books you like. Thank you.
The Lovereading4Kids comment
October 2013 Book of the Month
The delightful rabbity world of Peter Rabbit is shown in a darker hue in Emma Thompson’s witty new story. Peter Rabbit and his cousin Benjamin are running errands to help their mothers to get ready for the great Christmas feast. When they meet William, the proud turkey, he scoffs at the trivial chores which mark their contribution to Christmas. He is to play a much more important role….When Peter and Benjamin realise exactly what that role is they come up with a cunning plan to save their farmyard friend!
Win a Bear Hunt Goodie Bag!
The arrival of spring brings 2 new books based on the world of We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury, especially to encourage your children to get out and about and explore the outdoors this Easter.
And we have copies of My Explorer's Journal and My Adventure Field Guide to give away!
ONE LUCKY WINNER will get a copy of both My Explorer's Journal and My Adventure Field Guide, a DVD of We're Going on a Bear Hunt animation, a poster, and a small cuddly bear. THREE RUNNERS-UP will receive a copy of each book as runner up prizes.
To have a chance of winning one of these super prizes, click the button below. Please note that this draw is open only for UK residents and is free to enter, multiple entries from the same email address will only be counted once.
The draw closes on 3 May 2017. The winners will be notified by 15 May 2017.
The Christmas Tale of Peter Rabbit by Emma Thompson
It's almost Christmas and Peter Rabbit cannot contain his excitement. After he upsets yet another bowl of mincemeat, Mrs Rabbit sends Peter on an errand. He bumps into his cousin Benjamin Bunny and a feathered friend, William - a turkey - who makes an alarming announcement which throws Benjamin and Peter together in race against time!
And so our Christmas Tale begins....Will the friends' rabbity ingenuity save their friend from an unsavoury end?
Featuring Peter, his comical little cousin Benjamin Bunny and feathery friend William. Join the trio in Beatrix Potter’s beloved Lake District in a race against time and the scary McGregors.
Emma said, I've always loved Beatrix Potter, as a child and then as a mother and all the years in-between as well. When Mr Rabbit invited me to write a further tale, I was more honoured than I can say. I hope I don't let him or his extraordinary creator down.
Visit peterrabbit.com for activities and games and more information on Peter Rabbit and Beatrix Potter's other wonderful animal characters.
About the Author
More books by Emma Thompson
Frederick Warne Publishers Ltd an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
3rd October 2013
Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi
We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!Tracey Chorley
We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!Rachel Bridgeman
It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.Sam Bateman and family
We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!Emily Jacques
I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new booksElosie Clarkson – age 11
I love lovereading4kids because I’ve read amazing books I would never have picked up, and its opened doors to new genre’s I now love.Harriet Cunningham
You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.Katie Lonsdale