A traveling fair has come to town, and Peter Rabbit and his cousin Benjamin are forbidden to attend. But the visitors at the fair were having too much fun to notice two little rabbits squeezing through a hole in the fence! With Benjamin rather reluctantly at his side, Peter Rabbit sneaks into the fair where a roller-coaster of an adventure begins...
Dear Read20 Book Club families,
The character Peter Rabbit first came to life through children's author Beatrix Potter when she published The Tale of Peter Rabbit in 1902. Potter went on to write five more books about Peter Rabbit between 1904 and 1912, and a countless number of adaptations have been created since then, including ballets, musicals, children’s TV series, and merchandise. This little rabbit is actually quite famous! Peter is always out and about in nature, hopping into mischief with his animal friends, and spring is a great time to read about his adventures.
This month’s featured book, The Spectacular Tale of Peter Rabbit, was written by British actress Emma Thompson as part of a series to commemorate the 110th anniversary of the publication of the first Peter Rabbit book in 1902. I love this book series because it brings new life and new adventures to the story of Peter Rabbit, a literary character that has been loved by so many for more than 110 years!
I hope you and your family enjoy the warming spring weather and thank you again for your commitment to reading!
Keep up the great work,
First Lady of Tennessee