The Tale of Little Pig Robinson

The Tale of Little Pig Robinson

by Beatrix Potter

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Overview

The setting of Little Pig Robinson is based on various English seaside towns where she spent holidays when she was young. It tells the charming story of an adventurous pig who sets off on an incredible voyage aboard the 'Pound of Candles'. The Tale of Little Pig Robinson is number nineteen in Beatrix Potter's series of twenty-three little books, the titles of which are as follows: 1. The Tale of Peter Rabbit 2. The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin 3. The Tailor of Gloucester 4. The Tale of Benjamin Bunny 5. The Tale of Two Bad Mice 6. The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle 7. The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher 8. The Tale of Tom Kitten 9. The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck 10. The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies 11. The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse 12. The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes 13. The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse 14. The Tale of Mr. Tod 15. The Tale of Pigling Bland 16. The Tale of Samuel Whiskers 17. The Tale of The Pie and the Patty-Pan 18. The Tale of Ginger and Pickles 19. The Tale of Little Pig Robinson 20. The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit 21. The Story of Miss Moppet 22. Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes 23. Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780723247883
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 09/28/2002
Series: Peter Rabbit Series , #19
Pages: 122
Sales rank: 223,432
Product dimensions: 4.46(w) x 5.62(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 3 - 7 Years

About the Author

Beatrix Potter loved the countryside and spent much of her childhood drawing and studying animals. The Tale of Peter Rabbit¸ published in 1902, was her first book, expanded from an illustrated letter she had sent to a young friend. Beatrix Potter went on to publish more than 20 tales and collections of rhymes.

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When I was a child I used to go to the seaside for the holidays. We stayed in a little town where there was a harbour and fishing boats and fishermen. They sailed away to catch herrings in nets. When the boats came back home again some had only caught a few herring. Others had caught so many that they could not all be unloaded on the to quay.

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