The Tale of Little Pig Robinson

Author:   Beatrix Potter ,  Beatrix Potter
Publisher:   Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN:  

9780723247883


Pages:   128
Publication Date:   04 March 2002
Recommended Age:   From 3 to 6 years
Format:   Hardback
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Robinson had the most peculiar adventures that ever happened to a pig.The Tale of Little Pig Robinson was the last of Beatrix Potter's stories to be published in the Peter Rabbit series but it was one of the first she ever wrote. Its setting is a mixture of various English seaside towns where she had stayed on holiday when she was young. In Falmouth harbour she had once seen a pig on board a ship, and this image inspired the adventure of Pig Robinson who travels from a Devon farm to the land where the Bong tree grows.

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Author:   Beatrix Potter ,  Beatrix Potter
Publisher:   Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint:   Warne
Dimensions:   Width: 10.70cm , Height: 1.70cm , Length: 14.70cm
Weight:   0.178kg
ISBN:  

9780723247883


ISBN 10:   0723247889
Pages:   128
Publication Date:   04 March 2002
Recommended Age:   From 3 to 6 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children / Juvenile
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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Beatrix has created some of the best-loved characters in children's literature. Beatrix Potter was born in London in 1866. During her rather lonely childhood and later, as a young woman, she studied art and natural history. She acquired her love and knowledge of the countryside during family holidays, at first in Scotland and then in the Lake District. She started her career as children's author and illustrator in 1901 when she was thirty-five. In the years before the First World War, demand for her work was so great that she was publishing an average of two new stories a year. As she became financially independent, she was able to buy some land in the Lake District and in 1913, on her marriage to solicitor William Heelis, she moved to live there permanently. For the last thirty years of her life, writing and illustrating gave place to a second career as a sheep farmer and countryside conservationist. Her little books never lost their popularity however and today they sell in their millions, translated into numerous languages, and the pleasures of those timeless tales continue to be enjoyed by children all over the world.

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