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Celebrating Beatrix Potter's 150th Birthday: The Tale of Peter Rabbit Was Self-Published

Meg Waite Clayton | Posted 07.26.2016 | Books
Meg Waite Clayton

My infatuation with Beatrix Potter began not long after my first child was born, when we received a gift set of her "little books": twenty-three enticing hardcovers each no bigger than my hand, in their own little box-bookshelf.

Peter Rabbit Coin May Be The Cutest Ever Minted

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.29.2016 | World

Peter Rabbit is on the money. Beloved author Beatrix Potter's fictional bunny appears on a brand-new 50 pence piece released in Britain on Monday. Pri...

The Death Of Peter Rabbit: A Tale From The Shire

Steve Davis | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty
Steve Davis

Smithshire is a town born of a railroad from a prairie bog, less than a town but more than a crossroads, in fact no road crosses in Smithshire, but th...

Happy Birthday, Beatrix Potter!

Posted 01.09.2015 | Books

It's difficult to imagine what childhood would have been like without Beatrix Potter. The author and illustrator's tales of Peter Rabbit, Benjamin Bun...

Little Pigs On The Chopping Block

Posted 07.10.2012 | Arts

Art and book collectors alike can delight in the recent sale of a series of original, rare Beatrix Potter illustrations through Sotheby's. Today in Lo...

Emma Thompson Pens New Peter Rabbit Book | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Actress and screenwriter Emma Thompson is in talks to write a new Peter Rabbit story, set in Scotland, to celebrate Beatrix Potter character's 110th a...

Dolly Parton Heads Literacy Effort For Preschoolers

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

A Greater Manchester council has joined forces with country music star Dolly Parton to make reading more accessible for pre-school children....