Beatrix Potter & the Unfortunate Tale of A Borrowed Guinea Pig

Beatrix Potter & the Unfortunate Tale of A Borrowed Guinea Pig

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Published in time for the 150th anniversary of her birth, this story stars a young Beatrix Potter, creator of The Tale of Peter Rabbit and many other classic children's books.

Master of the historical fiction picture book, Hopkinson takes readers back to Victorian England and the home of budding young artist and animal lover Beatrix Potter. When Beatrix brings home her neighbor's pet guinea pig so that she can practice painting it, well . . . it dies! Now what?

Written in the form of a "picture letter," this charming, hilarious, and mostly true tale is a wonderful introduction to a beloved author/illustrator.

An author's note includes photographs and more information about Beatrix Potter's life and work.

"A charming, delightful homage." -- Kirkus Reviews , Starred

From the Hardcover edition.
Publisher: New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, [2016]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780385373265
Branch Call Number: j BIOGRAPHY 823.912 POTTER 2016 Beginning Facts
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Voake, Charlotte - Illustrator


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A fun and mostly true story for children of an incident in Beatrix Potter's life.

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JCLAllisonD Feb 23, 2016

Based on the beloved Beatrix Potter's journals, this fictional tale demonstrates why you should never lend your precious pets to others!


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Mar 30, 2016

aoyamadt thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over


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