Good Night, Peter: A Peter Rabbit Tale

Good Night, Peter: A Peter Rabbit Tale

by Beatrix Potter

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Overview

Hop into the next adorable book in this series of charming board books about Peter Rabbit and his friends.

Peter can't sleep. He's too big to share his bedroom with his sisters Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cotton-tail. But is he big enough for his own room?

This is the latest title in a series of very young stories set in Peter Rabbit's world. The simple tales will deal with the early experiences and emotions of small children, as seen through the eyes of Beatrix Potter's classic characters.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780241342060
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 09/04/2018
Series: Peter Rabbit Series
Pages: 16
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 3 - 5 Years

About the Author

Beatrix Potter was born on July 28, 1866, at No. 2, Bolton Gardens, Kensington, London. Beatrix Potter discovered her love of nature on annual summer holidays in Scotland and the Lake District.  On September 4, 1893, Beatrix sat down to write a picture letter to Noel Moore, the five-year-old son of her ex-governess, all about a naughty rabbit called Peter. Noel was ill in bed and so Beatrix wrote to him: "My dear Noel, I don't know what to write to you, so I shall tell you a story about four little rabbits. . . . " Some years later, Beatrix thought of publishing the story as a book. She rewrote it into an exercise book and sent it to six publishers. It was rejected by every one of them. It was not until Beatrix had printed the book herself that Frederick Warne agreed to publish it. The Tale of Peter Rabbit was published in 1902, costing one shilling (the equivalent of just 5 pence today), and became one of the most famous stories ever written. Many of Beatrix's later books were set at Hill Top—the rats that infested the farm inspired The Tale of Samuel Whiskers, Tom Kitten and his sisters climb up the rockery wall at the bottom of Hill Top garden, and Ginger and Pickles.

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