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The story of a fierce bad rabbit [NOOK Book]

Overview

To celebrate Peter's birthday, Frederick Warne is publishing new editions of all 23 of Potter's original tales, which take the very first printings of Potter's works as their guide. The aim of these editions is to be as close as possible to Beatrix Potter's intentions while benefiting from modern printing and design techniques.

The colors and details of the watercolors in the volumes are reproduced more accurately than ever before, and it has now been possible to disguise damage...

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The story of a fierce bad rabbit

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Overview

To celebrate Peter's birthday, Frederick Warne is publishing new editions of all 23 of Potter's original tales, which take the very first printings of Potter's works as their guide. The aim of these editions is to be as close as possible to Beatrix Potter's intentions while benefiting from modern printing and design techniques.

The colors and details of the watercolors in the volumes are reproduced more accurately than ever before, and it has now been possible to disguise damage that has affected the artwork over the years. Most notably, The Tale of Peter Rabbit restores six of Potter's original illustrations. Four were sacrificed in 1903 to make space for illustrated endpapers, and two have never been used before. Of course, Beatrix Potter created many memorable children's characters, including Benjamin Bunny, Tom Kitten, Jemima Puddle-duck and Jeremy Fisher. But whatever the tale, both children and adults alike can be delighted by the artistry in Potter's illustrations, while they also enjoy a very good read. Because they have always been completely true to a child's experience, Potter's 23 books continue to endure.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940022622850
  • Publisher: London, New York
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Digitized from 1906 volume
  • File size: 2 KB

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This is a fierce bad Rabbit; look at his savage whiskers, and his claws and his turned up tail.

This is a nice gentle Rabbit. His mother has given him a carrot.

The bad Rabbit would like some more carrot.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 23, 2014

    Good story, bad formating

    Another good tale by Beatrix Potter, which deserves 5 stars. BUT the formating of the book is poor, which deserves 0 stars. Thus the lower rating then the story truly deserves.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2012

    Bad!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    This story was very strange! At first i thought the story would be fine but then all the words came out of order all the pics were out of order so yea just bad a waste of time!

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    Posted November 26, 2010

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    Posted November 30, 2012

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