The Adventures of Peter Rabbit: And Other Favourite Tales (Classic, Children's, Audio)

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9780140860160: The Adventures of Peter Rabbit: And Other Favourite Tales (Classic, Children's, Audio)

To mark the centenary of the first publication of The Tale of Peter Rabbit all twenty-three of Beatrix Potter's charming little tales have been recorded as audio books.The stories on this volume are read by actors including Rosemary Leach, Patricia Routeledge and Timothy West and are accompanied by original music, specially composed by Carl Davies. The two audio cassettes include: The Tale of Peter Rabbit; The Tale of Benjamin Bunny; The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies; The Tale of Mr Tod; The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin; The Story of Miss Moppet; Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes; The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes, The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit and Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes.

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Beatrix Potter (1866-1943). Her passion for the natural world lay behind the creation of her famous little books. A particular source of inspiration was the Lake District where she lived for the last thirty years of her life as a farmer and conservationist.

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The voices of six British actors and actresses lend themselves beautifully to Beatrix Potter's classic tales. Their voices are varied and expressive without making them cartoon characters. Clear, slow enunciation and careful pacing make this a perfect introduction for even the youngest listeners. Original music by Carl Davis adds a sprightly air.The original illustrations on the jackets add recognition. Other stories available are MRS.TIGGY-WINKLE AND FRIENDS and THE ADVENTURES OF TOM KITTEN that includes standard favorites about Peter Rabbit, Benjamin Bunny and Squirrel Nutkin, as well as some less-well-known characters and verses. R.F.W. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine

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