The Tale of Pigling Bland

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

9780723247845


Pages:   88
Publication Date:   04 March 2002
Recommended Age:   From 3 to 6 years
Format:   Hardback
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The Tale of Pigling Bland


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Over the hills and far away she danced with Pigling Bland!The Tale of Pigling Bland was published in 1912, the year Beatrix Potter married and settled down to farming life for good. But 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.

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Author:   Beatrix Potter ,  Beatrix Potter
Publisher:   Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint:   Warne
Dimensions:   Width: 13.90cm , Height: 1.40cm , Length: 20.90cm
Weight:   0.144kg
ISBN:  

9780723247845


ISBN 10:   0723247846
Pages:   88
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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