The Tale of Pigling Bland, Hardback


"The Tale of Pigling Bland" was published the year the Beatrix Potter was married and settled down to farming life for good.

She had already been keeping pigs and she sketched them for this story, using her own farmyard as the setting.

One little black pig was a household pet and features as the 'perfectly lovely' Pig-wig who runs away with Pigling Bland. "The Tale of Pigling Bland" is number fifteen in "Beatrix Potter"'s series of 23 little books, the titles of which are as follows: "The Tale of Peter Rabbit"; "The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin"; "The Tailor of Gloucester"; "The Tale of Benjamin Bunny"; "The Tale of Two Bad Mice"; "The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle"; "The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher"; "The Tale of Tom Kitten"; "The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck"; "The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies"; "The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse"; "The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes"; "The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse"; "The Tale of Mr. Tod"; "The Tale of Pigling Bland"; "The Tale of Samuel Whiskers"; "The Tale of The Pie and the Patty-Pan"; "The Tale of Ginger and Pickles"; "The Tale of Little Pig Robinson"; "The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit"; "The Story of Miss Moppet"; "Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes"; and, "Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes".


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 88 pages, illustrations
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Picture books: character books
  • ISBN: 9780723247845



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