After that, she convinced Frederick Warne & Company to print 8,000 copies of the book. This first edition came out in 1902, and the book has never been out of print since then. It has been translated into 36 languages, and 45 million copies have sold. Which makes it one of the best-selling books of all time.
But when Mrs. Rabbit goes shopping, and the girl bunnies go out to gather blackberries, Peter sneaks into Mr. MacGregor's garden. He finds lots of yummy veggies there, and he eats so many of them that he gets sick. Then Mr. MacGregor sees Peter and starts chasing him. Peter loses his jacket and shoes during the chase, and he has several close escapes from the farmer before he finally gets away.
|Hill Top Farm|
|Ms. Potter at Hill Top Farm|
|Ms. Potter and a dog named Kep, 1915|