Beatrix Potter The Complete Tales {Free eBooks}

Nearly every book list geared toward homeschoolers will include Beatrix Potter: The Complete Tales, or at least a story or two from the collection.

The shenanigans of Peter Rabbit and his cohorts still delight readers of all ages.  Each character is unique, with cleverly crafted traits and a very particular personality…. These characters are endearing because they are true to life.  They suffer consequences for disobedience and wrong choices.  Potter’s stories have a universal appeal, transcending time and country.

Jan Bloom, Who Should We Then Read?

As with most children’s books that have withstood the test of time, the books appeal to not only children, but adults.  As Books Children Love explains:

A lovely book to treasure and read to succeeding generations of children.  They will love Potter’s engaging tales as dearly as their grandparents and parents did — and still do!

Elizabeth Wilson, Books Children Love

Beatrix Potter’s tales began when Peter Rabbit first made his appearance in The Tale of Peter Rabbit in 1902, followed by 22 other tales that you will find in Beatrix Potter: The Complete Tales.

Free eBooks
Beatrix Potter The Complete Tales {Free eBooks}

Each original tale is available online:

Additional Resources

Grandpa Ken Reads Appley Dapply’s Nursery Rhymes
Watch the video.

 The Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter
LibriVox recording.

Story Chart
Chart the elements of four of the stories.

The Country Artist

Country Artist: A Story About Beatrix Potter by David Collins
Nice biography Beatrix Potter emphasizing her Victorian upbringing.

Teaching Resources
Downloadable modules originally part of the UK Early Years Curriculum.

Tales of Peter Rabbit
Unit with many resources and activities!

Peter Rabbit Coloring Pages
Very cute pages from Reading is Fundamental.

Author Notebooking Pages
Simple pages for recording information on Beatrix Potter including room for copywork, narrations, an illustration, dates of birth/death, and books by the author.

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