Beatrix Potter

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Peter Rabbit Returns in Newly Found Potter Tale

'The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots' was written in 1914

(Newser) - Peter Rabbit is back, in a previously unpublished story by children's author Beatrix Potter. "The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots" was tracked down by publisher Jo Hanks after she found a reference to the manuscript in a book about the author, the AP reports. Potter had written to her publisher... More »

Britons Eat Gray Squirrels to Save Beloved Reds

Curiosity, drive to save indigenous species creates thriving market for critter's meat

(Newser) - Squirrel is quickly becoming a part of the British palate, as curiosity—and devotion to a native icon—drives Britons to try something new, the New York Times reports. The trend can be traced in part to the surging population of gray squirrels, a North American import. The grays have... More »

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