Author Beatrix Potter - books

Beatrix Potter

Born in Kensingston in 1866 and largely associated with her love of animals and the Lake District, Beatrix Potter was the creator of "Peter Rabbit", Jemima Puddle-Duck and Squirrel Nutkin. Her illustrated stories quickly became iconic classics and continue to be popular with children to the present day. Beatrix Potter died in December, 1943 and left nearly all her property (including over 4,000 acres of land) to the National Trust. She's widely credited with preserving the land that constitutes the Lake District National Park.



Beatrix Potter Books

    RIX2 3 years +
    Beatrix Potter
    3 years +
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    The Tale of Peter Rabbit is the first in Beatrix Potter's series of 23 books.

    It tells the tale of a mischievous young rabbit who narrowly escapes a frightening fate when he ventures into Mr McGregor's vegetable garden.

    With beautiful illustrations and an affectionate and touching storyline, The Tale of Peter Rabbit is totally deserving of its iconic status in children's literature. This book would make a lovely gift for children aged three and above.
    ABNAU 3 years +
    Beatrix Potter
    3 years +
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    "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.
    ADJTO Toddlers
    Beatrix Potter
    Toddlers
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    "Peter Rabbit Tickle! Tickle!" is a great way to make your baby giggle! Only the very softest furry fabrics have been used in this gorgeous touch and feel book, so your baby will want to stroke and tickle every baby animal again and again! Soft and gentle rhyming text complements the pastel colours of the illustrations and the contemporary style of the design.
    AHDYS 5 years +
    Beatrix Potter
    5 years +
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    This is a little library of four books about Peter Rabbit and his friends. Beatrix Potter's timeless character Peter Rabbit comes to life in a brand new animated series. Mischievous, charming and brave, Peter is a hero who overcomes obstacles, outwits predators and dodges danger on his exciting adventures. This adorable set of four little books is the perfect way to meet everyone from Peter Rabbit's world. Each main character has a little book of their own. Choose between adventurous Peter Rabbit himself, his cousin Benjamin Bunny, clever white rabbit Lily Bobtail, and silly mischievous Squirrel Nutkin. As soon as Peter Rabbit hits the screen with his funny friends, his taste for radishes and his thirst for adventure, everyone will want to join the gang. Be one of the first with this cute box of books - perfectly sized for little paws to hold. This brand new animation is based on the animal characters created by Beatrix Potter. Look out for these other fantastic books: Mystery Thief; Treehouse Rescue; and Peter Rabbit Sticker Activity Book.
    ADRXI 3 years +
    Beatrix Potter
    3 years +
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    Peter Rabbit and his friends love Easter, and this year the race is on to find as many Easter eggs as possible. There are lots of fun flaps to lift and pops to discover in this playful eggstravaganza! Children can lift the giant flaps to reveal Peter Rabbit's burrow, then help Peter to pull up some radishes and turnips before Mr. McGregor catches him! Next they can help Jemima Puddle-duck to find her naughty little ducklings, and join Peter and his friends to find the ten hidden Easter eggs! Make sure they look out for the amazing pop-up surprise! Peter Rabbit Easter Egg Hunt is the perfect Easter gift, and is ideal for parents to enjoy with their children. It will appeal to Peter Rabbit fans and any children who enjoy animal stories.
    AEGHH 3 years +
    Beatrix Potter
    3 years +
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    This timeless book features: "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", "The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin", "The Tailor of Gloucester", "The Tale of Benjamin Bunny", "The Tale of Two Bad Mice", "The Tale of Mrs Tiggy-Winkle", "The Tale of The Pie and The Patty-Pan", "The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher", "The Story of A Fierce Bad Rabbit", "The Story of Miss Moppet", "The Tale of Tom Kitten", "The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck", "The Tale of Samuel Whiskers", "The Tale of The Flopsy Bunnies", "The Tale of Ginger and Pickles" "The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse", "The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes" "The Tale of Mr. Tod", "The Tale of Pigling Bland", "Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes", "The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse", "Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes", "The Tale of Little Pig Robinson", "Three Little Mice", "The Sly Old Cat", "The Fox and the Stork" and "The Rabbit's Christmas Party"
    ADTDZ 3 years +
    3 years +
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    "Dear Peter" is published to celebrate 110 years since the publication of "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" by Beatrix Potter. It has a beautifully designed copper foil jacket and is the perfect gift for Beatrix Potter fans and collectors alike. Beatrix Potter is best known for her original twenty-three tales about a cast of endearing, mischievous characters and their humorous adventures. What's less well known is that these characters' stories don't always stop at 'The End' but continue through a collection of letters - written to each other and fans around the world. "Dear Peter" contains the funniest examples of this correspondence, and features letters from well-loved characters including Peter Rabbit, Mrs. Tiggy-winkle, Mr. Jeremy Fisher, and Squirrel Nutkin.
    AEBAV Toddlers
    Beatrix Potter
    Toddlers
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    This is a gorgeous little buggy book, with very simple and appealing illustrations. It is suitable for the very youngest Beatrix Potter fans, who will love discovering the things that Peter Rabbit likes to do best. Join him as he hops, nibbles, cuddles and sleeps. This buggy book is perfect for babies on the go, simply clip to a buggy or a highchair and it will keep kids entertained at any time.
    ACMNM 3 years +
    Beatrix Potter
    3 years +
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    Poor Jemima. All she wants to do is lay her eggs in peace, and be allowed to hatch them herself. At last she flies off and finds the perfect place. Little does the silly duck realise that the charming gentleman who has lent her his woodshed is busily planning a delicious meal of...roast duck! Jemima was a real duck belonging to Beatrix Potter, who lived at her farm, Hill Top. The story also features Beatrix's own sheepdog, Kep, who thankfully manages to save Jemima from a nasty fate! "The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck" is number nine in Beatrix Potter's series of 23 little books, the titles of which are as follows: "The Tale of Peter Rabbit"; "The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin"; "The Tailor of Gloucester"; "The Tale of Benjamin Bunny"; "The Tale of Two Bad Mice"; "The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle"; "The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher"; "The Tale of Tom Kitten"; "The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck"; "The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies"; "The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse"; "The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes"; "The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse"; "The Tale of Mr. Tod"; "The Tale of Pigling Bland"; "The Tale of Samuel Whiskers"; "The Tale of The Pie and the Patty-Pan"; "The Tale of Ginger and Pickles"; "The Tale of Little Pig Robinson"; "The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit"; "The Story of Miss Moppet"; "Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes"; and, "Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes".
    ACNFL 3 years +
    Beatrix Potter
    3 years +
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    This beautiful classic book of rhymes is filled with all the songs and verses you will remember from childhood, and will want to pass on to a new generation of children. The cover is padded, giving it a soft nursery feel, and there are useful tabs dividing the rhymes into three sections, classic rhymes, action rhymes and night-time lullabies. Beatrix Potter's detailed original illustrations are sure to bring back happy early memories for parents and carers, and grandparents too.
    ACSLB 3 years +
    3 years +
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    To celebrate 110 years since the publication of "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", this delightful collection of one hundred postcards features the beautiful and iconic illustrations of Beatrix Potter. From book covers to picture letters and watercolours to sketches - this exquisite gift box showcases the best of Beatrix Potter's unique talent. The postcards include rarely seen sketches by Beatrix and artwork from her 23 tales. It is perfect for sending, framing or simply adding to your Beatrix Potter collection.
    AFGSQ 3 years +
    Beatrix Potter
    3 years +
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    Children will love this simple retelling of "The Tale of Peter Rabbit". Every page has full-colour illustrations telling the story of naughty Peter Rabbit and his lucky escape from Mr. McGregor's garden. Children are encouraged to interact with the story by pressing the sound buttons associated with each page. The sounds include giggling, birds, munching, boinging, a sneeze, a squeeze-pop, a moment of peril and comforting music. This is a perfect book for parents and children to enjoy together.
    AFGZM 3 years +
    Beatrix Potter
    3 years +
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    The Peter Rabbit Book and Toy gift box contains Beatrix Potter's The Tale of Peter Rabbit and an soft and cuddly Peter Rabbit toy, making this a perfect birthday or Christening gift for a new baby or young child. The packaging is contemporary and striking, and will appeal to both lovers of this timeless tale and fans of something stylish and bang up to date.
    ADBVC 3 years +
    Beatrix Potter
    3 years +
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    "The Tale of Two Bad Mice" is as lively and funny today as it was when it was first written. See the chaos that ensues when Tom Thumb and Hunca Munca, two naughty little mice, creep into Lucinda and Jane's doll's house one morning. They are not happy to discover that the delicious food is made of plaster and won't come off the plates, or that the canisters on the dresser don't contain real rice and coffee, only coloured beans! They set about taking things to make their little home more comfortable, but end up creating a terrible mess. What will happen when the dolls come home from their walk in the park? "The Tale of Two Bad Mice" is number five in "Beatrix Potter's" series of 23 little books, the titles of which are as follows: "The Tale of Peter Rabbit"; "The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin"; "The Tailor of Gloucester"; "The Tale of Benjamin Bunny"; "The Tale of Two Bad Mice"; "The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle"; "The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher"; "The Tale of Tom Kitten"; "The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck"; "The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies"; "The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse"; "The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes"; "The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse"; "The Tale of Mr. Tod"; "The Tale of Pigling Bland";"The Tale of Samuel Whiskers"; "The Tale of The Pie and the Patty-Pan"; "The Tale of Ginger and Pickles"; "The Tale of Little Pig Robinson"; "The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit"; "The Story of Miss Moppet"; "Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes"; and, "Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes".
    ADBVD 3 years +
    Beatrix Potter
    3 years +
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    "The Tailor of Gloucester" was first published in 1903 and tells the story of a poor tailor trying to survive in his freezing workshop over a hard winter. He has a terribly important commission to complete for the Mayor of Gloucester's wedding on Christmas Day but is ill and tired, and before long is running out of food and thread, as well as time! How will he possibly complete the beautiful coat and embroidered waistcoat? Luckily, there lives in the dresser, some very kind and very resourceful mice who set about helping the poor tailor with his work. Not only are they exceedingly helpful, but they are also, luckily, far too clever for the tailor's sly cat, Simpkin. "The Tailor of Gloucester" is number three in "Beatrix Potter's" series of 23 little books, the titles of which are as follows: "The Tale of Peter Rabbit"; "The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin"; "The Tailor of Gloucester"; "The Tale of Benjamin Bunny"; "The Tale of Two Bad Mice"; "The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle"; "The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher"; "The Tale of Tom Kitten"; "The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck"; "The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies"; "The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse"; "The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes"; "The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse"; "The Tale of Mr. Tod"; "The Tale of Pigling Bland";"The Tale of Samuel Whiskers"; "The Tale of The Pie and the Patty-Pan"; "The Tale of Ginger and Pickles"; "The Tale of Little Pig Robinson"; "The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit"; "The Story of Miss Moppet"; "Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes"; and, "Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes".
    ADCEV 3 years +
    Beatrix Potter
    3 years +
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    When the cupboard is bare at the Flopsy Bunny's burrow, the family all have to go in search of food. They soon find some old lettuces on Mr McGregor's rubbish heap, but who can imagine the horrors that await them as they enjoy a nap after lunch! Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny are two of Beatrix Potter's most popular characters and they are brought together in this exciting tale of danger and friendship. "The Tale of The Flopsy Bunnies" is number ten in Beatrix Potter's series of 23 little books, the titles of which are as follows: "The Tale of Peter Rabbit"; "The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin"; "The Tailor of Gloucester"; "The Tale of Benjamin Bunny"; "The Tale of Two Bad Mice"; "The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle"; "The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher"; "The Tale of Tom Kitten"; "The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck"; "The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies"; "The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse"; "The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes"; "The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse"; "The Tale of Mr. Tod"; "The Tale of Pigling Bland"; "The Tale of Samuel Whiskers"; "The Tale of The Pie and the Patty-Pan"; "The Tale of Ginger and Pickles"; "The Tale of Little Pig Robinson"; "The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit"; "The Story of Miss Moppet"; "Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes"; and, "Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes".
    ADCFD 3 years +
    Beatrix Potter
    3 years +
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    "The Tale of Mrs Tiggy-winkle" was first published in 1905, and is as charming today as it was then. It tells the tale of a hidden home high in the hills. It is discovered one day by a little girl called Lucie, who is in search of her missing pocket handkerchiefs. She knocks on the tiny door, and meets Mrs Tiggy-winkle who does all the washing and ironing for the neighbouring animals. Lucie spends a lovely day helping her, and it's only right at the end of the day that she realises Mrs Tiggy-winkle is a hedgehog! "The Tale of Mrs Tiggy-winkle" is number six in "Beatrix Potter's" series of 23 little books, the titles of which are as follows: "The Tale of Peter Rabbit"; "The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin"; "The Tailor of Gloucester"; "The Tale of Benjamin Bunny"; "The Tale of Two Bad Mice"; "The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle"; "The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher"; "The Tale of Tom Kitten"; "The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck"; "The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies"; "The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse"; "The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes"; "The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse"; "The Tale of Mr. Tod"; "The Tale of Pigling Bland";"The Tale of Samuel Whiskers"; "The Tale of The Pie and the Patty-Pan"; "The Tale of Ginger and Pickles"; "The Tale of Little Pig Robinson"; "The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit"; "The Story of Miss Moppet"; "Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes"; and, "Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes".
    ADCFI 3 years +
    Beatrix Potter
    3 years +
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    Beatrix Potter's famous tale of a naughty squirrel who loses his tail is as popular today as it was when it was first published over 100 years ago. Join Nutkin, his brother Twinkleberry and all his cousins as they make their way over to Owl Island to gather nuts. See what happens when Old Brown, the terrifying owl guardian of the island decides he has had enough of silly Nutkin's cheekiness! Ouch!! "The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin" is number two in Beatrix Potter's series of 23 little books, the titles of which are as follows: "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" is number one in "Beatrix Potter's" series of 23 little books, the titles of which are as follows: "The Tale of Peter Rabbit"; "The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin"; "The Tailor of Gloucester"; "The Tale of Benjamin Bunny"; "The Tale of Two Bad Mice"; "The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle"; "The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher"; "The Tale of Tom Kitten"; "The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck"; "The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies"; "The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse"; "The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes"; "The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse"; "The Tale of Mr. Tod"; "The Tale of Pigling Bland";"The Tale of Samuel Whiskers"; "The Tale of The Pie and the Patty-Pan"; "The Tale of Ginger and Pickles"; "The Tale of Little Pig Robinson"; "The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit"; "The Story of Miss Moppet"; "Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes"; and, "Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes".
    ADCFJ 3 years +
    Beatrix Potter
    3 years +
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    To mark the centenary of "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" all 23 original Peter Rabbit Books are being re-launched.
    ADCFP 3 years +
    Beatrix Potter
    3 years +
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    "The Tale of Tom Kitten" is set in the cottage garden Beatrix created herself at Hill Top, the farm she owned near the village of Sawrey. Tom and his sisters look so smart in their new clothes. When their mother sends them outside while she waits for her visitors, she couldn't possibly guess what kind of mess they are going to get themselves into! "The Tale of Tom Kitten" is number eight in Beatrix Potter's series of 23 little books, the titles of which are as follows: "The Tale of Peter Rabbit"; "The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin"; "The Tailor of Gloucester"; "The Tale of Benjamin Bunny"; "The Tale of Two Bad Mice"; "The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle"; "The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher"; "The Tale of Tom Kitten"; "The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck"; "The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies"; "The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse"; "The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes"; "The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse"; "The Tale of Mr. Tod"; "The Tale of Pigling Bland"; "The Tale of Samuel Whiskers"; "The Tale of The Pie and the Patty-Pan"; "The Tale of Ginger and Pickles"; "The Tale of Little Pig Robinson"; "The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit"; "The Story of Miss Moppet"; "Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes"; and, "Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes".
    ADCFT 3 years +
    Beatrix Potter
    3 years +
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    "The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher" endures as one of Beatrix Potter's most popular and well-loved tales. It tells of an optimistic and slightly accident-prone frog, who sets off on a fishing expedition across the pond, only to find himself bitten on the toe by a water-beetle, fighting with a stickleback, and eventually nearly eaten by a trout! "The Tale of Jeremy Fisher" is number seven in "Beatrix Potter's" series of 23 little books, the titles of which are as follows: "The Tale of Peter Rabbit"; "The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin"; "The Tailor of Gloucester"; "The Tale of Benjamin Bunny"; "The Tale of Two Bad Mice"; "The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle"; "The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher"; "The Tale of Tom Kitten"; "The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck"; "The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies"; "The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse"; "The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes"; "The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse"; "The Tale of Mr. Tod"; "The Tale of Pigling Bland"; "The Tale of Samuel Whiskers"; "The Tale of The Pie and the Patty-Pan"; "The Tale of Ginger and Pickles"; "The Tale of Little Pig Robinson"; "The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit"; "The Story of Miss Moppet"; "Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes"; and, "Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes".
    AJQHU 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Grumpy Old Brown has stolen Peter's journal, left to him by his dad. Peter, Lily and Benjamin and their squirrel friends set off on a top secret mission to Owl Island to get it back. But when Nutkin is in danger Peter must make a choice: Will he save his precious journal or his special friend?
    AJQHZ 9 years +
    Beatrix Potter
    9 years +
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    Everyone has gone football crazy! It's rabbits versus squirrels. But surely squirrels can't play football, can they...? Peter Rabbit and his friends have hit the screen on Cbeebies and everybody wants to join Peter Rabbit's club! So much more than a story - study the map, enjoy the adventure, complete Peter's special skill challenge and fill in your very own certificate!
    AJREL 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Go exploring with Peter Rabbit, Benjamin Bunny and Lily Bobtail. This fantastic sticker book is full of people and places from their world - from inside Peter's burrow, through the woods to a party at Hilltop Farm, via Squirrel Camp, Mr McGregor's garden and even Mr Tod's lair. Add stickers to the scenes to make trails, play games, imagine adventures and save Peter and his friends from some seriously sticky situations.