Jemima Puddle-Duck: Hello Jemima! by Beatrix Potter
  

Synopsis

Jemima Puddle-Duck: Hello Jemima! by Beatrix Potter

Hello Jemima! introduces very young children to Jemima Puddle-Duck, one of Beatrix Potter's most delightful characters. The padded style is perfect for little hands, and children will love learning about Jemima as she quacks, dives, swims and flies through her farmyard world. As part of our new Baby Peter range, the contemporary artwork and gentle rhyme will make this a firm favourite with today's parents and their babies.

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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Book Info

Format

Board book
12 pages

Author

Beatrix Potter
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Author's Website

beatrixpottersociety.org.uk

Publisher

Frederick Warne Publishers Ltd an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

3rd May 2012

ISBN

9780723267409


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