Pierre Lapin - Beatrix Potter & Leonard Weisgard - Hardback cover book - 21 x 25.6 cm - 36 pages - March 2019 - $21.95
Peter is a very naughty bunny. Unlike his siblings, he does not behave properly and takes great risks. When his mother asks him not to venture into Mr. McGregor’s field, he refuses to obey. Peter rushes to the forbidden garden and stuff himself with vegetables. Catching him in the act, the farmer chases the little glutton who now has to flee to save his neck. Will he manage to avoid being eaten like his father before him ?
In this famous Beatrix Potter tale, we rediscover the consequences of disobedience and the virtues of good behavior. For young readers who have a taste for adventure !
Beatrix Potter was, among many things, a dedicated author and illustrator.
During her youth, she spent a lot of time in the countryside where she draw the
animals around her. Her first book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, originates from
illustrated letters that Potter regularly sent to young children. Throughout the
following decades, she wrote and illustrated more than twenty books. All her life, nature remained a constant source of love and inspiration.
Leonard Weisgard was an American illustrator and author of children’s
books. During his long career, he illustrated more than two hundred books. He
frequently collaborated with author Margaret Wise Brown with whom he did
fourteen titles. Together, they won the Caldecott Medal in 1947 for their book
The Little Island. Weisgard stands out for his generous use of colors and his
adoption of varied techniques and mediums.
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