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Encyclopedia > Peter Rabbit
Peter Rabbit and wife being asked for cabbages by Benjamin and Flopsy Bunny in The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies

Peter Rabbit is the main character in a series of children's books by Beatrix Potter. He first appeared in The Tale of Peter Rabbit in 1902. Although he and the other rabbits are drawn from life, they wear human clothes; Peter wears a bright blue coat and clogs. Peter Rabbit series has sold more than 151 million copies in 35 languages. The rights to the characters are owned by Frederick Warne & Co. Download high resolution version (785x916, 124 KB)Peter Rabbit + Benjamin and Flopsy Bunny - Beatrix Potter characters - Project Gutenberg eText 14220 - http://www. ... Download high resolution version (785x916, 124 KB)Peter Rabbit + Benjamin and Flopsy Bunny - Beatrix Potter characters - Project Gutenberg eText 14220 - http://www. ... Basic Characteristics There is some debate as to what constitutes childrens literature. ... (Helen) Beatrix Potter (28 July 1866 – 22 December 1943) was an English author and illustrator, botanist, and conservationist, best known for her childrens books, which featured animal characters such as Peter Rabbit. ... The Tale of Peter Rabbit is the first of many childrens tales written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter and which is perhaps her best-known work. ... 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Genera Pentalagus Bunolagus Nesolagus Romerolagus Brachylagus Sylvilagus Oryctolagus Poelagus Rabbits are small mammals in the family Leporidae of the order Lagomorpha, found in several parts of the world. ... The word clog, as applied to footwear, has these meanings:- A type of shoe or sandal made predominantly out of wood. ... Frederick Warne was a publishing firm founded in 1865 by a bookseller, who gave his own name to the firm. ...

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Peter's Appearances

The Tale of Peter Rabbit

In the first of Beatrix Potter's books, Peter and his family are introduced. One day, Mrs. Rabbit goes to the market, leaving Peter and his sisters, Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cottontail to play in the forest. Disobeying his mother's orders, Peter sneaks into Mr. McGregor's garden and eats as many vegetables as he can before Mr. McGregor spots him and chases him around. Eventually, Peter manages to escape, but not before losing his jacket and his shoes, which Mr. McGregor uses for his new scarecrow. The Tale of Peter Rabbit is the first of many childrens tales written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter and which is perhaps her best-known work. ...


The Tale of Benjamin Bunny

Peter's cousin, Benjamin Bunny, finds out that Mr. and Mrs. McGregor have left their home unattended, and drags Peter to the garden to feed him some great carrots, where Peter's clothes still are (and as a result of rain the previous night, have shrunk). After getting Peter's clothes back, Peter and Benjamin steal some onions to give to Peter's mother, but are then captured by Mr. McGregor's cat. Fortunately, Benjamin's father, Mr. Benjamin Bunny (later renamed Mr. Bouncer), having noticed their disappearance, shows up and rescues them, but later reprimands Peter and Benjamin for going into Mr. McGregor's garden by whipping them with a switch that he was carrying with him. Benjamin Bunny The Tale of Benjamin Bunny deals with Benjamin and his cousin Peter Rabbit going to Mr McGregors garden, while he is away, to find the clothes Peter lost in The Tale of Peter Rabbit. ...


In 1987, a VHS of these two characters were released in one story. Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ...


The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle

Peter, along with Benjamin, makes a cameo in this story where Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle mends, among other clothing articles, Peter's jacket. The Tale of Mrs. ... Peter Jackson in The Fellowship of the Ring (top), The Two Towers (middle) and The Return of the King (bottom). ...


The Tale of Ginger and Pickles

In this story of the titular swindlers, Peter and his family, along with characters from several of Potter's other previous stories, make cameo appearances in the artwork. The Tale of Ginger and Pickles is a book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter. ...


The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies

According to this story, Peter, now an adult, usually lends cabbages to Benjamin, Flopsy, and their children. Sometimes he had no cabbages to spare. The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies is a book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter that was first published in 1909. ...


The Tale of Mr. Tod

Benjamin and Flopsy's children are kidnapped by notorious badger Tommy Brock. While Flopsy takes out her anger on Mr. Bouncer for letting Brock in, Benjamin and Peter chase after Brock, who hides out in the house of Mr. Tod (a fox modeled after a similar-looking character from The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck). When Mr. Tod finds Brock sleeping in his bed, he sets a trap so that a bucket of water will fall on Brock. But Brock wakes up before Mr. Tod springs his trap, and the two get into a big scuffle, during which Peter and Benjamin (who have been watching these events) rescue the children. The Tale of Mr. ...


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