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    Beatrix Potter(Author)

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ONCE upon a time there was a very beautiful doll's-house; it was red brick with white windows, and it had real muslin curtains and a front door and a chimney. IT belonged to two Dolls called Lucinda and Jane; least it belonged to Lucinda, but she never ordered meals. Jane was the Cook; but she never did any cooking, because the dinner had been bought ready-made, in a box full of shavings. THERE were two red lobsters and a ham, a fish, a pudding, and some pears and oranges. They would not come off the plates, but they were extremely beautiful. ONE morning Lucinda and Jane had gone out for a drive in the doll's perambulator. There was no one in the nursery, and it was very quiet. Presently there was a little scuffling, scratching noise in a corner near the fire-place, where there was a hole under the skirting-board. Tom Thumb put out his head for a moment, and then popped it in again. Tom Thumb was a mouse. A MINUTE afterwards, Hunca Munca, his wife, put her head out, too; and when she saw that there was no one in the nursery, she ventured out on the oilcloth under the coal-box.

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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  • PDF | 64 pages
  • Beatrix Potter(Author)
  • Warne; First Edition edition (Dec. 1904)
  • English
  • 8
  • Antiquarian, Rare & Collectable

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  • By Elizabeth Fantom on 21 March 2017

    As review for Flopsy Bunnies - gift for new arrival.

  • By honeybee on 29 August 2017

    Beautiful book. Quick service.

  • By Nigel Marshall on 18 January 2014

    Two delinquent mice - Tom Thumb and Hunca Munca -break into a doll' s house and think they have arrived in paradise. To their horror all the shiny enticement available - alluring foods in particular - all turn out to be, as Baudrillard would have it, simulacre: symbols without any underlying reality, a hyper-reality of nothing. The mice fly into a rage and trash the place. Jane and Lucinda, two dolls representing bourgeois vacuity, turn up but are quite literally speechless. The "little girl" that owns the doll house - an interesting feminization of God or perhaps an absentee landlord - calls on doll police but the sinister meta-power reality of "the nurse" suggests a mouse trap. The absence of pictures of either girl or nurse strongly suggests their insubstantiality and hence ultimate powerlessness. The mice are strangely penitent however and a "crooked sixpence" reaffirms the bourgeois status quo with the neo-eroticism of stuffing it into the stockings of Lucinda and Jane. This is a great book - I read it in about three minutes.

  • By pierre_en_angleterre on 27 October 2009

    This collection by Beatrix Potter is most enchanting and I am buying it for my goddaughter.I simply love how the publisher did NOT modernise it: Beatrix Potter is simply timeless!

  • By Mrs.L.P.Spence on 21 February 2013

    I am buying all the Potter books for my Grandaughters so they can each have there own library, as I did for my own children.

  • By ReviewMonkey on 9 June 2016

    A thoroughly entertaining and funny story. One of Potter's best and the characters are both adorable and mischievous.

  • By anthony eley on 14 June 2014

    An Ideal Christening Gift. We are sure that a Child would cherish the Book for a life time.Thank You

  • By karleigh selwood on 9 December 2013

    my daughter loved these thankyou so much I will be definatley recommending you to every one, thankyou one a gain


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