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Beatrix Potter and the Unfortunate Tale of the Guinea Pig

Written by Deborah Hopkinson

Illustrated by Charlotte Voake

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A delightful, illustrated new story featuring none other than Beatrix Potter herself.  Based on the well-loved author’s own diary entries Beatrix Potter and the Unfortunate Tale of the Guinea Pig is a hilarious story about Beatrix and her neighbour’s guinea pig. 

Beatrix does so love to draw and paint animals and as she doesn’t have a guinea pig of her own borrows her neighbours.  She promises that no harm will come to it and as this is Miss Potter, what possibly could go wrong?  A wonderful, beautifully illustrated story that will be loved by Potter fans young and old.

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Beatrix Potter and the Unfortunate Tale of the Guinea Pig Synopsis

A brand new picture book from the award-winning and well-loved Charlotte Voake and Deborah Hopkinson about the young Beatrix Potter and her animal friends. Young Beatrix Potter loves to draw animals. She has many pets whom she likes to paint - a frog, a salamander, a canary and even a hedgehog. But she doesn't have a guinea pig so she borrows her neighbour's, promising that no harm will come to the cuddly creature. After all, what could possibly go wrong...? This hilarious and charming new book is based on Beatrix Potter's own diary entries, and is perfect for Potter fans young and old.

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ISBN: 9780141371139
Publication date: 07/07/2016
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

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ISBN: 9780141371139
Publication date: 7th July 2016
Author: Deborah Hopkinson
Illustrator: Charlotte Voake
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 40 pages
Suitable for: 3+ readers
Genres: Literature, Animals
Recommendations: eBooks
Other Categories: Beatrix Potter 150

About Deborah Hopkinson

Deborah Hopkinson is the author of more than 40 books for young readers including picture books, middle grade fiction, and nonfiction. In her presentations at schools and  conferences, she helps bring history and research alive. She also is frequent instructor at writing workshops for adults. Her work is especially well-suited for STEM and CCSS connections. Her nonfiction includes Courage &  Defiance, Stories of Spies, Saboteurs and Survivors in WWII Denmark, Titanic: Voices from the Disaster, a Robert F. Sibert Award honor book and YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction honor book, and Shutting out the Sky, Life in the ...

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