According to Herodotus, Aesop was a slave who lived in Samos in the 6th century B.C. His moral animal fables have delighted young and old for centuries. This fabulous full-color edition of the classic Aesop features the original illustrations of Milo Winter. This unique collection features 126 of the best-loved fabl…Read More »
Buzz a Buzz is a story in pictures from the humorous poet and illustrator Wilhelm Busch. In which the bees are humanized. Wilhelm Busch, spent part of his childhood with his uncle, the Reverend George Little, who was also an experienced beekeeper, and incorporated numerous natural history facts in this story. It's…Read More »
Max and Moritz is an illustrated story in verse; highly inventive, blackly humorous tale, told entirely in rhymed couplets, written and illustrated by Wilhelm Busch. It is among the early works of Busch, nevertheless it already features many substantial, effectually aesthetic and formal regularities, procedures an…Read More »
Plisch Plum and the title of a story in pictures of is Wilhelm Busch; two naughty puppies to be drowned by the old Kaspar Schlich. The two equally unruly and quarrelsome boys Paul and Peter save the dogs and take them home with you. In spite of external differences (of a squat, the other lean) commit the dogs in f…Read More »
Raggedy Andy arrives in the mail at Marcella's father's office, displays his cheery smile, and is eagerly reunited with his sister, Raggedy Ann. After a warm welcome from the other dolls, Raggedy Andy adds to their fun with a dance, a pillow fight, and a taffy pull. His merry escapades frequently show his generosity…Read More »
The Story of A Fierce Bad Rabbit was written especially for editor Harold Warne's little daughter, Louie, who had told Beatrix that Peter was too good a rabbit, and she wanted a story about a really naughty one! A savage rabbit steals the carrot of a nice rabbit. What will happen to the bad rabbit when a hunter sees…Read More »
Because a mouse has teased Miss Moppet, that kitten thinks she will tease the mouse. This was intended for very young children. It recounts the tale of a pussy cat, Miss Moppet, chasing a mouse. It turns out to be a bit of a battle of wits, and who do you think will win?
When the tailor becomes sick and cannot finish the waistcoat for the Mayor, the mice finish it for him.
The Tale of Benjamin Bunny is a children's book written and illustrated by the famous author of children's stories: Beatrix Potter: The book is a sequel to The Tale of Peter Rabbit, and tells of Peter's return to Mr. McGregor's garden with his cousin Benjamin to retrieve the clothes he lost there during his previo…Read More »
Looking for a quiet place to hide her eggs to hatch them herself, Jemima Puddle-duck encounters a gentleman fox who offers to host them at his home and organizes a party for the same evening to mark the event. Fortunately Kep, the farmer's dog, understands the fox's plan and saves Jemima and her eggs. Book illustrat…Read More »
Telling the story of two mice, Johnny Town-mouse and Timmy Willie. One is a town-mouse and one is a country-mouse, and when they end up in each other's worlds, they soon discover that they were much happier where they started. Based on an Aesop fable, Beatrix Potter relocates this tale to the Lake District. The town…Read More »
Jeremy Fisher is a frog that lives in a small house in the middle of the buttercups of the pond . Worn mackintosh and galoshes goes fishing with his rod made of a stalk of grass and a horsehair. A trout rises from the water and seizes him with a snap, but doesn't like the taste of his raincoat thus spits him immedia…Read More »
The Tale of Mrs Tiggy-Winkle tells the tale of a hidden home high in the hills. It is discovered one day by a little girl called Lucie, who is in search of her missing pocket handkerchiefs. She knocks on the tiny door, and meets Mrs Tiggy-winkle who does all the washing and ironing for the neighbouring animals. Lu…Read More »
Mrs. tittlemouse was a most terribly tidy particular little mouse, always sweeping and dusting the soft sandy floors. Sometimes a beetle lost its way in the passages. "Shuh! shuh! little dirty feet!" said Mrs. Tittlemouse, clattering her dust-pan. The story of a little mouse's funny house, the visitors she has there…Read More »
The tale is about a badger called Tommy Brock and his neighbour Mr. Tod, a fox. Brock kidnaps the children of Benjamin Bunny and his wife Flopsy, and hides them in an oven in the home of Mr. Tod. When the fox discovers the badger asleep in his bed, the two come to fisticuffs, and Benjamin and Peter Rabbit take advan…Read More »
The quintessential cautionary tale, Peter Rabbit warns naughty children about the grave consequences of misbehaving. When Mrs. Rabbit beseeches her four furry children not to go into Mr. McGregor's garden, the impish Peter naturally takes this as an open invitation to create mischief. He quickly gets in over his hea…Read More »
The little Tom Kitten runs away from his mother up the chimney and, through a crack in the wall, he finds himself under the floor of the attic. Here he meets Mr. Samuel Whiskers and his wife Anna Maria, two rats, that capture him with the intention of eating him in a pudding. Tom's siblings understand the plan and w…Read More »
Squirrel Nutkin would rather ask an old owl riddles than gather nuts with theother squirrels. 27 illustrations to color.
The Flopsy Bunnies are six young rabbits, sons of Benjamin and Flopsy Bunny. One day, while they are eating some rotten vegetables in the garden of Mr. McGregor, the six rabbits fall asleep and are captured and imprisoned in a sack. Their parents, with the help of Thomasina Tittlemouse, will free them. Book illustra…Read More »
The Tale of the Pie and the Patty Pan features the houses, gardens and streets of the village of Sawrey, where Beatrix Potter lived, at Hill Top, her first farm. The inhabitants, however, are animals rather than people, and problems arise when Ribby the cat invites Duchess the dog to tea. A pussycat named Ribby invi…Read More »
Timmy Tiptoes and his wife Goody, are two squirrels gathering nuts for the winter and storing them in hollow trees. Wrongly suspected of stealing other squirrel's nuts, Timmy is beaten up and trapped in a woodpecker's hole. Here he meets Chippy Hackee, a small striped chipmunk that tends him with kindness and with w…Read More »
The Tale of Tom Kitten is set in the cottage garden Beatrix created herself at Hill Top, the farm she owned near the village of Sawrey. Tom and his sisters look so smart in their new clothes. When their mother sends them outside while she waits for her visitors, she couldn't possibly guess what kind of mess they are…Read More »
A doll's house is the delightful setting for this most hilarious tale.One day, when the house is empty, those two bad mice, Tom Thumb and his wife, Hunca Munca, make themselves at home, only to find that the delicious looking ham that they were planning to devour is made of plaster, and the fish is glued to the plat…Read More »
Given as a Christmas gift to a young boy, the Velveteen Rabbit lives in the nursery with all of the other toys, waiting for the day when the Boy (as he is called) will choose him as a playmate. In time, the shy Rabbit befriends the tattered Skin Horse, the wisest resident of the nursery, who reveals the goal of all …Read More »