Cover image for Beatrix Potter nursery rhyme book
Title:
Beatrix Potter nursery rhyme book
Author:
Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
[Place of publication not identified] : Silver Lining Productions Ltd., [2003]

[â„—2003]
Physical Description:
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (60 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm)
General Note:
Book published: New York, Frederick Warne, 2003; illustrations by Beatrix Potter.

Compact disc.
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780723248033
Format :
Audiobook on CD

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Library
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Material Type
Home Location
Status
Concord Library PR6031.O72 A17 2003 Juvenile Fiction Media Kits
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Julia Boyer Reinstein Library PR6031.O72 A17 2003 Juvenile Media Kit Open Shelf
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Summary

Summary

This popular nursery rhyme collection-a bestseller for Frederick Warne & Co.-is now available with a CD featuring original songs for all 54 nursery rhymes in the collection. The book features Beatrix Potter's original artwork in a handsomely designed compilation of every nursery rhyme, poem and riddle from her classic books. The CD, produced by the prestigious Silver Lining Productions, provides nearly 11/2 hours of music and is a perfect complement to the poetry. Young listeners who loved to chime in on the nursery rhymes can now sing along, too!


Author Notes

(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.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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