The Peter Rabbit Oversized Padded Board Book (Board book)

The Classic Edition

By Charles Santore (Illustrator)

Applesauce Press, 9781604337693, 24pp.

Publication Date: January 16, 2018

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (9/10/2019)
Board book (9/16/2014)

List Price: 12.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Description

The beloved tale of Peter Rabbit is now available in a beautiful oversized padded board book format, featuring original Charles Santore illustrations.

The beloved classic tale of mischievous Peter Rabbit is now available as a stunning oversized padded board book featuring original illustrations from New York Times bestselling artist Charles Santore.

From a frightening journey out of Mr. McGregor’s garden to his fir-tree home with Flopsy, Mopsy and Cotton-tail, Peter Rabbit leads the most risky and adventurous life of the bunnies. After losing his shoes and new blue jacket with brass buttons, he narrowly escapes his demise and makes it home sickly, but safely. Incredible illustrations with the finest details capture these classic moments, printed on sturdy board stock that will withstand years and generations of repeated reading and handling. This edition is a must-have for every child’s library.

 


About the Author

Charles Santore is a renowned, New York Times bestselling children’s book illustrator whose work has been widely exhibited in museums and celebrated with recognitions such as the prestigious Hamilton King Award, the Society of Illustrators Award of Excellence, and the Original Art 2000 Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators. Santore is best known for his luminous interpretations of classic children’s stories such as The Night Before Christmas, The Little Mermaid and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s Paul Revere’s Ride, which was named 2004 Children’s Book of the Year for Poetry by the Bank Street College Children’s Book Committee. His illustrations for The Wizard of Oz, which is widely considered to be the quintessential illustrated version, were used as the scenic backdrops for a major television performance of the work. More than 6 million copies of his books have been purchased. Charles Santore lives and works in Philadelphia.