Whether you’ve lost touch with Potter’s works or want to introduce a younger reader to her enchanting world for the first time, this list will help you navigate her expansive, whimsical and wonderful world.

The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Venture back to where it all began with The Tale of Peter Rabbit. Beatrix Potter’s original beloved classic has been capturing the imaginations of readers young and old for over 125 years. Whether you're reliving the tale many years later or experiencing it for the very first time, you’re in for a tasty treat. Peter Rabbit’s adventures in Mr McGregor’s vegetable garden are the perfect introduction to Potter’s vast, outdoor world of wonder.

The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin

Stroll down memory lane with another Beatrix Potter staple – The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin; the famous story of a naughty squirrel who loses his tail. Potter’s lively, humorous writing-style, accompanied by her enchanting illustrations, really help bring the natural world to life and The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin is a great reminder of her vast creative talents. You’ll join a band of squirrels – naughty Nutkin, his brother and all their cousins – on their adventure to Owl Island to gather nuts. Hands up if you remember what happens when Old Brown, the terrifying owl guardian, decides he has had enough of Nutkin’s nonsense? Gulp. 

The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck

Who remembers the troublesome tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck? Oh, bless poor Jemima; all she wants to do is lay her eggs and be allowed to hatch them herself in peace and quiet. In this tale, loveable Jemima flies off and finds the perfect spot (far from pesky humans!), but unfortunately does not realise the smooth-talking fox who has lent her his woodshed is busy planning a very special meal – and roast duck is on the menu! Luckily the friendly sheepdog is there to help! A charming tale – with plenty of lessons to be learned and relearned along the way – inspired by a real-life duck that lived on Beatrix Potter’s famous farm, Hill Top.

The Tale of Benjamin Bunny

Meet Peter Rabbit’s equally pesky cousin, Benjamin Bunny. In this treasured story, you’ll read all about Benjamin and Peter’s adventures – or perhaps misadventures is the right word – in Mr McGregor's vegetable garden, and learn what happens to them when they come face-to-face with a cat! And if you think that sounds scary, wait until you read what happens when Old Mr Benjamin Bunny finds out what this troublesome pair have been up to… hop away quickly, boys.

The Tale of Mrs Tiggy-Winkle

Prepare yourself for a charming and enchanting throwback with The Tale of Mrs Tiggy-Winkle. Beatrix Potter’s famous hedgehog washerwoman is truly one of the author’s most famous and beloved characters. Her story begins when a child name Lucie stumbles upon Mrs Tiggy-Winkle’s teeny, humble cottage in the fells of the Lake District. Lucie stays for tea and the pair deliver freshly washed clothes to animals in the neighbourhood (some familiar faces, we should add) and it’s only at the end of the day that Lucie discovers that dear Mrs Tiggy-Winkle is actually a hedgehog! A delightful, touching tale that has truly passed the test of time. 

The Tale of Mr Jeremy Fisher

Dive in for the first time, or take another dip; either way, you’re in for an adventure. The Tale of Mr Jeremy Fisher endures as one of Beatrix Potter’s most popular tales. This adventure takes place on a rather treacherous pond and stars the optimistic, accident-prone, yet altogether loveable Mr Jeremy Fisher the frog. Hold on tight readers young and old because this frog’s fishing adventure is a rather bouncy one! Join this amazing amphibian as he faces slippery setback after slippery setback – including one VERY hungry trout – in this slightly damp tale. 

The Tale of Kitty in Boots

Like your reads with a touch more mischief and naughtiness? Then meet Miss Kitty – we have no doubt that you’ll get along ‘purr-fectly’. The Tale of Kitty Boots has only recently been published; the manuscript was discovered in the Victoria and Albert Museum in 2015 and just like that, a new Beatrix Potter was gifted to the world. Featuring beloved characters like Peter Rabbit and Miss Tiggy-Winkle, you’ll step into the beautiful boots of Miss Kitty and join her on an adventure full of scraps, scrapes, mistaken identities and vile villains. 

Hop, Skip and Stick Sticker Activity Book

This enchanting and engaging sticker activity book will help bring the wonderful world of Beatrix Potter to life for the youngest of readers. Your little one will join Peter Rabbit and his woodland friends as they get up to all sorts of fun and mischief in a book jam-packed with puzzles, activities (including colouring pages and spot the difference) and over 300 stickers! This one is guaranteed to keep their busy little paws occupied and curious for hours and hours – truly, the perfect beginning to Beatrix Potter. Now, ready, steady… hop to it! 

A Spring Surprise

Put a spring in both your steps with this delightful new tale – set in the wonderful world of Beatrix Potter – perfect for reading out loud with little readers. It’s springtime for Peter Rabbit and all his woodland friends and the animals plan on celebrating. There’s just one problem, everyone is bringing something to share with their friends and Peter Rabbit can’t think of a single thing to bring with him! Will he stumble upon the best surprise just in time for the spring celebration? This delightful tale will widen eyes and imaginations while teaching some valuable lessons along the way.  

Where is Peter Rabbit?

Whether they’re a fidgeter, a fan of hide-and-seek or just eager to exercise those little paws, they’ll love looking for young Peter Rabbit in the pages of this lift-the-flap book. Perfect for curious minds and eager hands, guide them as they look for naughty Peter Rabbit hidden somewhere in the book. Is that him by the blackberry bush? Or is that him hiding in the lettuce patch? They’ll have to lift the flap and see for themselves to find out! This exciting game of hide-and-seek is brought to life with a perfect combination of beautiful illustrations and gentle rhymes. 

Peter Rabbit 123

This colourful counting board book introduces the youngest of readers to the numbers one to ten, as well as the wonderful world of Peter Rabbit, in a perfect blend of digits, words and colours. With beautiful line artwork, Peter Rabbit 123 is a must-have for any baby or toddler's bookshelf and again, is a wonderful starting point for exploring the whimsical world of Beatrix Potter. Let their adventure begin...

Goodnight Peter

Goodnight Peter is the perfect read to help them drift off into a gentle world of colour, wonder and imagination. In this charming board book, Peter Rabbit can’t sleep; he's gotten too big for his bedroom with his sisters, Flopsy, Mopsy and Cotton-tail. But is he really big enough for his own room? Watch as this beautiful book casts a sleepy spell over your young dreamer night after night. 

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