This stunning Christmas version is the perfect stocking-filler. The Tale of Peter Rabbit, first published by Frederick Warne in 1902, endures as Beatrix Potter's most popular and well-loved tale. It tells the story of a very mischievous rabbit and the trouble he encounters in Mr McGregor's vegetable garden! Re-originated in 2002 to mark the centenary of publication, six illustrations were restored, four that were removed in 1903 to make room for endpapers and two that have never been used before, Beatrix having initially prepared more illustrations than could be accommodated in the original format. The Tale of Peter Rabbit is number one in Beatrix Potter's series of 23 little books.