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THE TALE OF MR JEREMY FISHER - Book 08 in the Tales of Peter Rabbit & Friends: Book 08 in the Tales of Peter Rabbit & Friends

57 pages8 minutes


Jeremy Fisher is a frog who lives in a "slippy-sloppy" house at the edge of a pond. One rainy day he collects worms for fishing, and sets off across the pond on his lily-pad boat. He plans to invite his friends for dinner if he catches more than five minnows. He encounters all sorts of setbacks to his goal, and escapes a large trout who tries to swallow him. He swims for shore, decides he will not go fishing again, and hops home.
Written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter. It was published by Frederick Warne & Co. in July 1906.
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