A new story by Beatrix Potter has been discovered after more than 100 years. The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots was found by her publisher and is set to release in September 2016. The tale is about a well-behaved and prime black cat who leads a double life. There is even an appearance from an “older, slower” version of Peter Rabbit. Check out this BBC article for more information about this exciting discovery!

Beatrix Potter's illustration for Kitty-in-BootsThis year marks 150 years since Beatrix Potter’s birth. The Brighton District Library will be celebrating the famous author and beloved Peter Rabbit with a party on Friday, April 22nd at 10:30am as part of the Month of the Young Child. Come join us for all things Peter Rabbit! The program is for children ages 3 to 5 with a caregiver.

Shown above: Beatrix Potter’s original illustration for Kitty-in-Boots (Frederick Warne & co/The V&A museum).

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