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The Adventures of Peter Cottontail
By Thea Kliros (illustrator), Harrison Cady (illustrator) and Thornton W. Burgess
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Dover Pubns
Publication date December 11, 1991
Pages 89
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Easy Fiction
ISBN-13 9780486269290
ISBN-10 0486269299
Dimensions 0.25 by 5.25 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.20 lbs.
Original list price $3.00
Other format details juvenile
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Unhappy with his name and his house, Peter Rabbit learns to appreciate himself and his world with the help of his friends
Amazon.com description: Product Description:
One of the most beloved characters in children's literature, Peter Cottontail is up to his long-whiskered nose in rib-tickling escapades in this delightful classic. With gentle charm and humor, famed storyteller Thornton W. Burgess draws young readers into the timeless world of the Green Forest, the Smiling Pool and the Purple Mountains.
Warmth and whimsy are the order of the day as Peter discovers the folly of changing his name, outwits the ever-hungry Reddy Fox, manages a number of hare's-breadth escapes and finally makes an ill-advised decision to hibernate-as Johnny Chuck and other woodland creatures do. The silliness of trying to do what nature never intended is one of the gentle morals of these adventures that combine the fun of a good story with little lessons about wildlife, the environment and being true to one's self.
Newly reset in large easy-to-read type, this unabridged childhood classic will delight young readers today just as it did their parents and grandparents.


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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780899666648
 
from Buccaneer Books (June 1, 1990); titled "Adventures of Peter Cottontail"
9780899666648 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $18.95
About: The Adventures of Peter Cottontail is a great collection written by Thornton W.
from Amereon Ltd (June 1, 1989); titled "Adventures of Peter Cottontail"
9780848803537 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $22.95
Paperback
Book cover for 9780316116268 Book cover for 9780486269290 Book cover for 9781502413574 Book cover for 9781507820711
 
from Createspace Independent Pub (February 5, 2015)
9781507820711 | details & prices | 44 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.10 in. | List price $9.20
About: PETER RABBIT!
from Createspace Independent Pub (September 18, 2014)
9781502413574 | details & prices | 56 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.13 in. | List price $6.99
About: PETER RABBIT!
from Dodo Pr (May 15, 2008)
9781409920519 | details & prices | 58 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.25 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $12.99
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With Thea Kliros (other contributor), Harrison Cady (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Dover Pubns (December 11, 1991)
9780486269290 | details & prices | 89 pages | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.20 lbs | List price $3.00
About: Unhappy with his name and his house, Peter Rabbit learns to appreciate himself and his world with the help of his friends
With Harrison Cady | Reissue edition from Little Brown & Co (November 1, 1987)
9780316116268 | details & prices | 120 pages | Rec. grade levels 3-4 | List price $2.95
About: Records the exploits of a young rabbit and his woodland friends Jimmie Skunk, Johnny Chuck, and Jack Squirrel
Prebinding
Book cover for 9780613960045
 
from Turtleback Books (December 1, 1991); titled "Adventures Of Peter Cottontail"
9780613960045 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.45 lbs | List price $11.75
About: Unhappy with his name and his house, Peter Rabbit learns to appreciate himself and his world with the help of his friends

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