The Tale of Peter Rabbit, Hardback
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The full and complete text of Beatrix Potter's world-famous and universally loved Tale of Peter Rabbit faithfully translated and transcribed page for page into the hieroglyphic script of an Egyptian of the Middle Kingdom and illustrated with all the original colour artwork by the author herself.

Based on the official centenary edition published in 2002, the translation combines the familiar face of the original with the British Museum's world-renowned expertise and scholarship.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 76 pages, 34 colour illustrations
  • Publisher: British Museum Press
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  • Category: Picture books: character books
  • ISBN: 9780714119694



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A classic story of a mischievous rabbit.