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Why Beatrix Potter Would Love a Digital Reader

June 6th, 2010 06:08 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

destinyland writes “In 1906, children’s book author Beatrix Potter tried creating her own new, non-book format for delivering her famous fairy tales. ‘Intended for babies and tots, the story was originally published on a strip of paper that was folded into a wallet, closed with a flap, and tied with a ribbon.’ This article includes a link to actual images from one of Potter’s strange wallet-sized stories — ‘The Story of A Fierce, Bad Rabbit’ — plus an image showing you exactly what Beatrix Potter thought ‘a fierce, bad rabbit’ would look like!”

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