The Tailor of Gloucester
Added on September 15, 2015
Author Beatrix Potter
Published January 13, 2015
File Size 2.54 MB
The Tailor of Gloucester 2.54 MB - The Tailor of Gloucester is a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter, privately printed by the author in 1902, and published in a trade edition in October 1903.
The story is about a tailor whose work on a waistcoat is finished by the grateful mice he rescues from his cat and was based on a real world incident involving a tailor and his assistants. For years, Potter declared that of all her books it was her personal favourite. In the summer of 1901, Potter was working on The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin, but took time to develop a tale about a poor tailor she heard in the Gloucestershire garden/">home of her cousin Caroline Hutton probably in 1897. The tale was finished by Christmas 1901, and presented as a holiday gift to ten-year-old Freda Moore, the daughter of her former governess Do you want to download or read a ebook? It is available in PDF or epub format in the source
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