The Adventures of Peter Cottontail (version 2)

Thornton W. Burgess (1874 - 1965)

This is the story of Peter Rabbit, a mischievous, but cautious, lagomorph who lives in the Green Meadows. Peter Rabbit begins his adventures with a quest for a new name, since his name is far too common for his taste. Having a new name is not quite what he thought it would be, however, and soon he is on to new exploits like outsmarting Reddy Fox and discovering where all his friends spend the winter. This tale co-stars Reddy Fox, Jerry Muskrat, Unc' Billy Possum, Jimmy Skunk, Ol' Mistah Buzzard, Bowser the Hound, and many more of Thornton W. Burgess' delightful characters. - Summary by Jill Engle

Genre(s): Animals & Nature

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01

Peter Rabbit Decides to Change his Name

Peter Finds a Name

There’s Nothing Like the Old Name After All

Jude Somers
Play 02

Peter Rabbit Fools Jimmy Skunk

Reddy Fox Gets Into Trouble

Reddy Fools Bowser the Hound

Jude Somers
Play 03

Reddy Invites Peter Rabbit to Take a Walk

Peter Rabbit Gets an Early Breakfast

Reddy Fox Gets a Scare

Jude Somers
Play 04

Peter Has Another Great Laugh

Shadow the Weasel Gets Lost

The Plot of Two Scamps

Jude Somers
Play 05

Reddy Fox Comes to Life

Peter Rabbit in a Tight Place

Johnny Chuck Helps Peter

Jude Somers
Play 06

Reddy Fox Tells a Wrong Story

Reddy Almost Gets Peter Rabbit

Johnny Chuck Prepares for Winter

Jude Somers
Play 07

Peter Rabbit Gets Another Surprise

Peter Tries Ol’Mistah Buzzard

Happy Jack Squirrel is Too Busy to Talk

Jude Somers
Play 08

Unc’Billy Possum Explains Things

Peter Rabbit has a Bright Idea

Peter Prepares for a Long Sleep

Jude Somers
Play 09

Unc’Billy Possum Plays a Joke

Peter Rabbit Learns his Lesson

Jude Somers