The tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkleby Beatrix Potter
64 pages, Picture Book
Reviewed by Jenny
A sweet story of a little girl and a washerwoman hedgehog.
PlotLucie is forever losing her pocket-handkerchiefs. On one such day, all in tears, she implores the barnyard animals if they have seen her hankies. None of them have. So Lucie goes far and wide to find her hankies, and comes upon the little home of a very curious little prickly person who seems to be the best washerwoman in the world. She spends the day with the woman, washing and mending Sally Henny-Penny’s stockings and Squirrel Nutkin’s jacket — which has no tail — and Peter Rabbit’s poor shrunken jacket, and the articles of clothing belonging to a host of curiously-named creatures.
MoralityMorality is never an issue. All of the characters are wonderfully behaved.
Drug and Alcohol ContentNone.
Crude or Profane Language or ContentNone.
ConclusionIt is delightful to see how Lucie steps into the magical world of the animals outside the farm. So many of Miss Potter’s other characters make an appearance, such as Peter Rabbit and his cousin Benjamin Bunny, Squirrel Nutkin, and the like. Dedicated to a real Lucie, this is a wonderful introduction for children to the world of outdoor magic.
|Written for Age:||2-4|
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