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Penguin Random House Children’s plans 120th birthday celebrations for Peter Rabbit

The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter was first published in 1902 and since then the iconic rabbit in a blue jacket has gone on to win the hearts of millions of families around the world. The original Tale has sold over 46 million copies globally and has been …

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Penguin and Peter Rabbit help kids celebrate nature this summer with new campaign

Penguin Random House UK and its Peter Rabbit team has launched a new annual campaign aimed at encouraging children and their carers to enjoy being creative in nature this summer. The Peter Rabbit: Friend to Nature campaign has also tapped the popular lifestyle blogger, Laura Brand as its ambassador to …

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Peter Rabbit selected as Children’s Ambassador for The Queen’s Green Canopy

Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit has been selected as the Children’s Ambassador for The Queen’s Green Canopy initiative, a special Platinum Jubilee project that will see a nation-wide tree planting take place in honour of the Queen in 2022. The Queen’s Green Canopy initiative was launched this week under the theme …

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Peter Rabbit hops onto new £5 crown in latest Penguin Random House partnership with The Royal Mint

The Royal Mint has extended its partnership with Penguin Random House and Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit to bring the titular hero to the commemorative £5 crown and one-ounce coins for the first time. Peter Rabbit and his friends have previously appeared on the 50 pence piece and have been one …

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Audio storyteller Tonies welcomes Disney’s Aladdin, Peter Rabbit, and Miffy to its licensed library

The audio storytelling platform, Tonies continues to strengthen its licensed story portfolio with new additions from Disney’s Aladdin, Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit, and Miffy. Expanding its licensing partnerships with Disney, Penguin Random House, and Miffy brand owner, Mercis, Tonies has launched the three new additions to its growing collection of …

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Olivia Colman and Tom Hardy among narrators of new Beatrix Potter: The Complete Tales audio edition

Penguin Random House is marking Beatrix Potter’s birthday today with the unveiling of a new audio edition of Beatrix Potter: The Complete Tales, starring narration from by a stellar cast including Olivia Colman, Mandip Gill, and Tom Hardy. Featuring all 23 of the classic tales that have entertained children across …

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Peter Rabbit hops back onto 50p coin for final roll out with The Royal Mint

Peter Rabbit is hopping back onto UK commemorative 50p coins for one last time, the Royal Mint has detailed this morning, with a 2020 design featured on Brilliant Uncirculated, Silver Proof and Gold Proof 50p coins. First introduced onto UK coins in 2016 to celebrate Beatrix Potter’s 150th anniversary, Peter …

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Where is Peter Rabbit? Well, he’s returning to the West End this summer…

Following a sell out run in April this year, Where is Peter Rabbit? is returning to the West End by popular demand, for a limited season from July 20 to September 1 at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. Inspired by Beatrix Potter’s classic tales, Where is Peter Rabbit was met with critical …

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Penguin Ventures and The Royal Mint release new Peter Rabbit commemorative coin

Penguin Ventures and The Royal Mint have released a new Peter Rabbit coin to join the existing Beatrix Potter collection. The latest release arrives as part of a deal brokered by Silvergate Media, the global licensing agent for Peter Rabbit and features a new design for 2019 on Brilliant Uncirculated, …

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