‘A booke of moft dramatic mischief, in celebration of the life of Mr. William Shakespeare.’ Beatrix Potter was a great admirer of William Shakespeare, committing many of his plays to memory. This special edition of The Tale of Peter Rabbit, out now, commemorates the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth.
‘I do not remember the separate names of their children; they were generally called the “Flopsy Bunnies”.’
Mr. Jeremy Fisher sets out to catch some minnows for his dinner party. So begins a day full of the worst ever ﬁsherman’s mishaps and he has a dramatic story to tell his friends when dinner-time finally comes.