The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck
Pages no: 59
Edition language: English
Series: The World of Beatrix Potter: Peter Rabbit
Perhaps my favorite of all the Beatrix Potter stories I've read thus far. There is something impossibly hysterical about the whole thing. Hapless Jemima (with her trademark shawl and poke bonnet) wanders into the woods looking for a place to roost away from the interfering farmer. There she encou...
Jemima is a silly goose of a duck. Where can she safely lay her eggs? And who will save her from the fox?
I read all the Beatrix Potter books as a kid in the early 1990s... I re-read them many times.
I have always loved the foxy whiskered gentleman, and have always been concerned about Jemima's naivete. Poor, stupid duck. My children were rather less than impressed with how the big strong dogs save her.