The Tale of Tom Kitten
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The Tale of Tom Kitten

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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 going to get themselves into!

The Tale of Tom Kitten is number eight in Beatrix Potter's series of 23 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
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 64 pages
  • 107 x 147 x 10mm | 112g
  • Warne
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 100th Anniversary ed.
  • colour illustrations
  • 0723247773
  • 9780723247777
  • 82,022

Review Text

Beatrix Potter set this tale of Tom Kitten and his sisters in her first Lake District farm, Hill Top.
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About Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter is one of the world's best-loved children's authors of all time. From her first book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit (1902) she went on to create a series of stories based around animal characters including Mrs Tiggy-winkle, Mr Jeremy Fisher and Tom Kitten. Her humorous, lively tales and beautiful illustrations have become a natural part of childhood.

A 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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7,631 ratings
4.08 out of 5 stars
5 42% (3,170)
4 31% (2,352)
3 23% (1,739)
2 4% (290)
1 1% (80)
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