The Tale of Peter Rabbit was first published by Frederick Warne in 1902 and endures as Beatrix Potter's most popular and well-loved tale. It tells the story of a very mischievous rabbit and the trouble he encounters in Mr McGregor's vegetable garden!
Beatrix Potter is regarded as one of the world's best-loved
children's authors of all time. From her first book, The Tale of
Peter Rabbit (1902) she went on to create a series of stories
based around animal characters including Mrs Tiggy-winkle, Mr
Jeremy Fisher and Tom Kitten. Her humorous, lively tales and
beautiful illustrations have become a natural part of
A source of inspiration was the Lake District where she lived for the last thirty years of her life as a farmer and conservationist.