Published By : F. Warne and Co.
Beatrix Potter loved the countryside and she spent much of her otherwise conventional Victorian childhood drawing and studying animals. Her passion for the natural world lay behind the creation of her famous series of little books. A particular source of inspiration was the English Lake District where she lived for the last thirty years of her life as a farmer and land conservationist, working with the National Trust.
The Tale of Jeremy Fisher, like Peter Rabbit, began life as an illustrated letter to a young child. Mr. Jeremy has a day full of the worst fisherman's mishaps when he sets out to catch minnows for his dinner.