The Tale of Mr. Tod

By Beatrix Potter

Author of, “The Tale of Peter Rabbit,” etc.



Beatrix Potter (1866-1943) was an English children’s book author and illustrator, as well as a natural scientist and conservationist.  Her most well known book is, of course, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, but she published many books in her series of Peter Rabbit tales.  The Mount Holyoke College Special Collections has a collection of ten first edition miniature Beatrix Potter books, including this one!


This is a treasure from the Mount Holyoke Archives and Special Collections.  Visit us in the basement of Dwight to see more!