The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin by Beatrix Potter
(The 23 Tales, No. 2)

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This original, authorised version has been lovingly recreated electronically for the first time, with reproductions of Potter's unmistakeable artwork optimised for use on colour devices such as the iPad.



Beatrix Potter's famous tale of a naughty squirrel who loses his tail is as popular today as it was when it was first published over 100 years ago. Join Nutkin, his brother Twinkleberry and all his cousins as they make their way over to Owl Island to gather nuts. See what happens when Old Brown, the terrifying owl guardian of the island decides he has had enough of silly Nutkin's cheekiness! Ouch!!



The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin is number two 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

 

About Beatrix Potter

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(Helen) Beatrix Potter, 1866 - 1943 (Helen) Beatrix Potter was born in 1866 in London where she was privately educated. During most of her adult life, she lived in a farm cottage in Sawrey, Westmoreland County. She was unsuccessful in trying to publish her serious botanical work, watercolor studies of fungi, but she wrote and privately published "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" for an invalid child in 1900. This story became a children's classic throughout the world. Other animal characters created by her include, Benjamin Bunny, Jemima Puddle-Duck, and Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle. Her tales are illustrated by her own hand in delicate and detailed watercolor pictures depicting her characters. Potter's other works include "The Tailor of Gloucester" published in 1902 and "The Tale of Tom Kitten" published in 1907. At her death in 1943, she bequeathed her property in Sawrey to the National Trust, which also maintains her home as a museum.
 
Published May 28, 2010 by Warne. 64 pages
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