The Tale of Pigling Bland

The Tale of Pigling Bland

by Beatrix Potter
     
 

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The Tale of Pigling Bland was published the year the Beatrix Potter was married and settled down to farming life for good. She had already been keeping pigs and she sketched them for this story, using her own farmyard as the setting. One little black pig was a household pet and features as the "perfectly lovely" Pig-wig who runs away with Pigling Bland. The Tale of

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The Tale of Pigling Bland was published the year the Beatrix Potter was married and settled down to farming life for good. She had already been keeping pigs and she sketched them for this story, using her own farmyard as the setting. One little black pig was a household pet and features as the "perfectly lovely" Pig-wig who runs away with Pigling Bland. The Tale of Pigling Bland is number fifteen in Beatrix Potter's series of 23 little books, the titles of which are as follows: 1. The Tale of Peter Rabbit 2. The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin 3. The Tailor of Gloucester 4. The Tale of Benjamin Bunny 5. The Tale of Two Bad Mice 6. The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle 7. The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher 8. The Tale of Tom Kitten 9. The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck 10. The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies 11. The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse 12. The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes 13. The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse 14. The Tale of Mr. Tod 15. The Tale of Pigling Bland 16. The Tale of Samuel Whiskers 17. The Tale of The Pie and the Patty-Pan 18. The Tale of Ginger and Pickles 19. The Tale of Little Pig Robinson 20. The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit 21. The Story of Miss Moppet 22. Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes 23. Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780723247845
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
12/28/2008
Series:
Peter Rabbit Series , #15
Pages:
82
Sales rank:
237,642
Product dimensions:
4.42(w) x 5.72(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
3 - 7 Years

Read an Excerpt

Once upon a time there was an old pig called Aunt Pettitoes. She had eight of a family: four little girl pigs, called Cross-patch, Suck-suck, Yock-yock and Spot; and four little boy pigs, called Alexander, Pigling Bland, Chin-chin and Stumpy. Stumpy had had an accident to his tail.

Meet the Author

Beatrix Potter loved the countryside and spent much of her childhood drawing and studying animals. The Tale of Peter Rabbit¸ published in 1902, was her first book, expanded from an illustrated letter she had sent to a young friend. Beatrix Potter went on to publish more than 20 tales and collections of rhymes.

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