Books The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit by Emma Thompson Hardcover, 72 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $19.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Further Tale of Peter RabbitAuthorEmma Thompson Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Based on the original stories by Beatrix Potter, Emma Thompson's tale celebrates 110 years of Peter Rabbit. In this story, Peter's adventures take him beyond the boundaries of Mr. McGregor's garden and all the way to Scotland. Read an excerpt of this book Genres: Children's Books Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR Reviews, Interviews and More Read An Excerpt NPR stories about The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit The Week's Best Stories From NPR Books Emma Thompson Revives Anarchist Bunny 'Peter Rabbit' October 11, 2012 After more than 80 years, Emma Thompson's The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit brings Beatrix Potter's beloved character back for a romp around the Scottish countryside — and lots of rule breaking. Thompson says Peter Rabbit's "disrespect for authority" is one of the things she loves about him. Emma Thompson Revives Anarchist 'Peter Rabbit' Listen · 7:47 7:47 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/161708397/162691463" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Note: Book excerpts are provided by the publisher and may contain language some find offensive. Excerpt: The Further Tale Of Peter Rabbit Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email October 2, 20121:24 PM ET Eleanor Taylor/ Eleanor Taylor/ Eleanor Taylor/ Eleanor Taylor/ Eleanor Taylor/ Eleanor Taylor/ Eleanor Taylor/ Eleanor Taylor/ Eleanor Taylor/ Eleanor Taylor/ From The Further Tale Of Peter Rabbit by Emma Thompson. Copyright 2012 by Emma Thompson. Excerpted by permission of Penguin Young Readers Group.