I’m sure by now that you will know that dear ol’ Peter Rabbit holds a special place in my heart. So you can imagine how excited I was to read A Peter Rabbit tale: A Christmas Wish, a new board book from Puffin Books with a wonderful Christmas story.
Peter Rabbit is at home inside his cosy burrow, getting ready for Christmas Day along with his sisters Flopsy, Mopsy and Cotton-tail. The four bunnies have each hung their stockings and made a wish for Father Christmas to bring them each a special present. Mrs Rabbit tucks them into bed, but try as he might Peter can’t fall asleep. A series of noises keep him awake, each one leading him to think that Father Christmas has finally arrived in the burrow. Will Father Christmas come, and will his Christmas wish come true?
It’s a wonderfully written short story, perfect for little ones to understand and enjoy, and one that goes together so well with the beautifully coloured traditional illustrations of Beatrix Potter’s loveable characters. A perfect gift for Christmas for anyone who loves Peter Rabbit.
A Peter Rabbit Tale: A Christmas Wish is available at a recommended retail price of R135 from bookstores and online retailers now.
Thanks to Penguin Random House for sharing another Peter Rabbit story with us.