Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potterby Beatrix Potter
A classic and exceptional value! This delightful volume combines three popular Beatrix Potter collections: Giant Treasury of Peter Rabbit, Giant Treasury of Beatrix Potter and Further Adventures of Peter Rabbit and His Friends. Nineteen tales in all with Potter's original illustrations. 520 full-color and 155 black-and-white illustrations.
- Random House Value Publishing, Incorporated
- Publication date:
- Edition description:
- Special Value
- Product dimensions:
- 8.62(w) x 11.30(h) x 0.98(d)
- Age Range:
- 4 - 8 Years
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My 6 year old fell in love with Peter Rabbit thru a book at her school library. I wanted to surprise her with her own copy of the book but kept buying copies that didn't have illustrations. The first time was my fault since I didn't read the fine print on the copy that said no illustrations - but the review for this book made it appear that illustrations were included in this copy. I haven't seen them and the table of contents is unusable to access the individual stories. Shame on you BN - I really thought I was getting a quality product.
We love the stories of Beatrix Potter and are currently sending them to our nieces and nephews. We purchased this copy online (since our local B & N did not stock this version) as a good introduction to just a few of her stories, plus the illustrations of course. Unfortunately, when the books arrived, we found they were not illustrated, just the text. We went to return the books at our local store and were told we could not since this is a "print on demand" copy and can only be returned back to the online store, at our own expense for the shipping. First time we have been unsatisfied with B & N !
Every child should be exposed to the classics in childrens literature. Beatrix Potter is just that. Wonderfully enchanting stories. The illustrations are beautiful. This book is timeless as all classics are.