Beatrix Potter Collection
Madame Trotte-Menu trans. by Patrice Charvet and Annie Thiriot
published by F. Warne & Co 1975
Warne had this book translated into French because of Beatrix Potters widespread popularity in Europe.
Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes
published by F. Warne & Co 1987
The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit
Published by F. Warne & Co 1906
One of the very first published editions which came out in concertina format. Later editions were in traditional book format. The pages making up the folds were reinforced with linen for added strength.
These were loaned to the library during the Beatrix Potter's Garden exhibition at the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery in 2005.
Resin figures of Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny
Beatrix Potter china plate, bowl, mug and egg cup made by Wedgwoodshowing excerpts from the Tale of Benjamin Bunny.
Resin figure of Mrs Tiggy-winkle, the hedgehog laundress who spends all her time washing and ironing
Peter Rabbit outside the Central Library in 2005
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Literature Resource Centre
Dictionary of National Biography
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