Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Today in Literary History: 9/4

Each week, we'll share key events in history that helped to shape the world of literature as we know it.

On September 4th, 1893, Beatrix Potter wrote The Tale of Peter Rabbit for five-year-old Noel Moore, the son of Potter's former governess Annie Carter Moore. The story received commercial success after its publication in 1902 and is now one of the best-selling books of all time.

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