||Mrs. Rabbit has four little bunnies--Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-tail, and Peter. Although his sisters are good little rabbits who always listen to their mother, spirited Peter prefers a day of adventure to meekly gathering blackberries. Despite his mother's warnings to stay out of Mr. McGregor's garden, Peter just can't help himself. He's soon in the garden, gaily nibbling away at the carrots. Just as Peter's looking for a bit of parsley, he runs into a furious Mr. McGregor. Will this naughty bunny be able to escape from the vengeful gardener? ||Written and beautifully illustrated by Beatrix Potter to entertain the son of her former governess, THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT was originally self-published in 1901 by Potter herself. The story proved so popular that, in 1902, publisher Frederick Warne agreed to print the book, and since that time this classic tale has never been out of print.