Do you find Beatrix Potter books fascinating? The delicate art work, the attention to detail, and most of all the amusing characters, which are perennial favourites in child fiction. If you have not stepped into the magical world of Beatrix Potter books in the form of Peter Rabbit, the Flopsy bunnies, the mischievous Tom Kitten, Jemima Puddle buck, Mrs. Titmouse and other amusing characters, you are missing something. No wonder, Beatrix Potter books are still an important part of child fiction, today as they were, when they appeared more than a century ago.
One of the most popular of Beatrix's characters is Tom Kitten. Even though Tom Kitten appeared in only two of her books, the Tale of Tom Kitten and the tale of Samuel Whiskers, he gained plenty of popularity as a fat and mischievous little kitten.
In the Tale of Tom Kitten, Tom's mamma, Mrs. Tabitha Twitchit is expecting company to Tea. That is the reason why she dresses Tom and his sisters Mittens and Moppet, with an admonition not to get dirty before the guests come visiting. Tom Kitten, and his sisters decide to go for a walk, while awaiting the arrival of the guests.
On the way Jemima Puddle duck and Mr. Drake puddle duck find Tom Kitten's clothes, which he had taken off and thrown on the road. These clothes were put on by Jemima and Mr. Drake. So Tom and his little brother and sisters come home, in a state not fit to be seen, and were put to bed by their angry mother immediately!
In the Tale of Samuel Whiskers, Tom Kitten falls in the clutches of 2 rats, Samuel Whiskers and Anna Maria, his wife. They decide to make him into a roly-poly pudding and eat him! But he is rescued by his mother and another friend of the family, Mrs. Ribby.
Beatrix's books can be considered to be a part of juvenile fiction, which is popular with adults, as well as with children. And so we can enjoy the original Beatrix Potter books, even though a century has passed since children first saw the tale of Peter Rabbit, the tale of Mrs. Tit mouse, the tale of Benjamin Bunny, the tale of the Flopsy bunnies, etc in print.
You can get all these books as well as colour prints of the original paintings she did, on the Internet. So look for the best website which is going to give you your choice of Beatrix Potter books!
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