Editorial Review

A noteworthy review of Tales by Beatrix Potter from Children's Bookwatch on August 1, 2023

Cover: The Tale of Benjamin Bunny

The Child’s World has now made available to family, school, and community ‘Books in Series’ collections a six volume ‘Tales by Beatrix Potter’ series, each volume of which is charmingly illustrated by Wendy Rasmussen. This classic children’s series from The Child’s World includes: ‘The Tale of Peter Rabbit’ (9781503880498, $22.95, HC, 24pp); ‘The Tale of Benjamin Bunny’ (9781503880467, $22.95, HC, 24pp); ‘The Tales of the Flopsy Bunnies’ (9781503880511, $22.95, HC, 24pp); ‘The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse’ (9781503380481, $22.95, HC, 24pp); ‘The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin’ (9781503880504, $22.95, HC, 24pp); and ‘The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse’ (9781503380474, $22.95, HC, 24pp). Featuring full color illustrations, activities for further learning, author and illustrator biographies, critical thinking questions, and a phonetic glossary, all six volumes are also available from The Child’s World as a set (9781053887442, $130.60). The ‘Tales by Beatrix Potter’ series is unreservedly recommended for family, daycare center, preschool, elementary school, and community library children’s books collections for ages 4-8. Editorial Note #1: Helen Beatrix Potter (28 July 1866 – 22 December 1943) was an English writer, illustrator, natural scientist, and conservationist. She is best known for her children’s books featuring animals, such as The Tale of Peter Rabbit, which was her first commercially published work in 1902. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beatrix_Potter) Editorial Note: #2: Wendy Rasmussen (https://www.wendyrasmussen.com) is an illustrator with an educational background in biology and art and a career background as an art director in advertising. Her website includes all of her areas of specialization and although there are some crossovers, she has separated each into their respective galleries.

Products Reviewed

Title   ATOS Format Qty
The Tale of Benjamin Bunny NEW
The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse NEW
The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse NEW
The Tale of Peter Rabbit NEW
The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin NEW
The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies NEW

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