Author: Potter, Beatrix, Potter, Beatrix, Binding: Hardback, Imprint: Warne, Series: Beatrix Potter Originals, Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd, Published: 07/03/2002, Pagination: 88 pages, colour and b&w illustrations, Classification: Children's, young adult & educational, Country of Publication:
14.6 cm H | 11.4 cm W | 1.4 cm T | 131.5 g Wt
The first farm that Beatrix Potter owned, Hill Top, was an old house with thick walls and many hiding places for rats and mice.
In The Tale of Samuel Whiskers this farmhouse is Tom Kitten's home and the story tells what happens when Tom accidently comes upon the rat Samuel Whiskers living in a secret hideout behind the attic walls. The Tale of Samuel Whiskers is number 16 in Beatrix Potter's series of 23 little books, the titles of which are as follows:1 The Tale of Peter Rabbit2 The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin3 The Tailor of Gloucester4 The Tale of Benjamin Bunny5 The Tale of Two Bad Mice6 The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle7 The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher8 The Tale of Tom Kitten9 The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck10 The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies11 The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse12 The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes13 The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse 14 The Tale of Mr. Tod15 The Tale of Pigling Bland16 The Tale of Samuel Whiskers17 The Tale of The Pie and the Patty-Pan18 The Tale of Ginger and Pickles19 The Tale of Little Pig Robinson20 The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit21 The Story of Miss Moppet22 Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes23 Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes