Beatrix Potter’s Little Books

Studies V (1993)

Beatrix Potter’s Little Books

This publication in the Studies series records the talks given at the Fifth Beatrix Potter Society International Study Conference in Ambleside in July 1992.

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SKU: STU005-1 Category:

68 pages
Illustrations throughout
Printed in the UK
ISBN 1-869980 06 9

Year of publication: 1993

Paperback A5 size


  • Introduction
  • Notes on the Contributors
  • Brian Alderson: The Case of Peter Rabbit (and Others): some reflections on ‘the impossibility of children’s fiction’
  • Ruriko M Otsuki: Beatrix Potter in Japan
  • Margaret Meek: The Little Books: Protocols of Reading
  • Betsy Wilkens: American Reactions to Beatrix Potter and her Little Books
  • Janie Coitit-Godfrey: Beatrix Potter in France
  • Selwyn Goodacre: A Personal Response to the Book Pictures of Beatrix Potter
  • The Beatrix Potter Society