This Edition Of Beatrix Potter S Beloved Tale Of Peter Rabbit Wears A Fresh New Design Five Famous Peter Rabbit Stories Are Accompanied By Enchanting Artwork From Award Winning Illustrator Charles Santore Kids And Adults Will Cherish The Classic Tales Of Peter Rabbit, Mr Jeremy Fisher, Benjamin Bunny, Two Bad Mice, And The Flopsy Bunnies. This review refers to the version with illustrations by Charles Santore We ordered this one from the library by mistake, thinking it was the complete collection with Beatrix Potter s original illustrations Well, it s neither It s a large format book containing five of Beatrix Potter s bunny stories The Tale of Peter Rabbit , The Tale of Mr Jeremy Fisher , The Tale of Mr Benjamin Bunny , The Tale of Two Bad Mice and The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies Now, it s not that the Charles Santore s illustrations are bad, they re actually somewhat in the style of the original, much unlike for instance the drawings of David McPhail in that infamous Scholastic edition, and some of them are actually pretty stunning, such as the picture of the trout jumping on Mr Jeremy Fisher Also, they may be better suited for the large format of this book than the originals However, the original format of Beatrix Potter s stories, it must be said, is just so much better, wit
Who would read this nonsense to their children I liked the 4 different stories that intertwined with the main character, Peter Rabbit The four stories come from the same location of the book but from 4 different characters life s.
- 56 pages
- The Complete Tales of Peter Rabbit & Other Favorite Stories
- Beatrix Potter
- 26 December 2017 Beatrix Potter