Mar 7, 2009

We Love Beatrix Potter

We received an early Easter gift from Grandma today!
If your a Beatrix Potter fan you will love this set of DVDs.
There are nine, thirty minute stories produced for the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) including The Tale of Peter Rabbit
and Mrs. Tiggy-winkle.

Both the animation and the music are delightful.
The stories start and end with a real actress and animals narrating the tale on a beautiful English countryside. My son was a bit afraid of
Mr. McGregor and his wife at first but now he just pretends. I'm not sure he really understands why the farmer wants to catch the rabbits and I don't think I'll tell him just yet.

Once upon a time there were four little rabbits,
And their names were - Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-tail and Peter...

For more about the life and work of Beatrix Potter


missknits said...

awww i love love loved beatrix potter as a lil girl! my favorite books of all time! and the illustrations were always so sweet! i think i still have my collection in storage to pass on one day! i didnt know they made them into movies! what a great easter treat!

Hey Harriet said...

Oh I love Beatrix Potter! Thanks for sharing this find. I may NEED to buy this :)

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