The Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter contains nineteen stories written by Beatrix Potter. The most famous story is Peter Rabbit, which features a naughty young rabbit who learns the value of listening to his mother. The following stories are included: The Tale of Peter Rabbit The Tailor of Gloucester The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin The Tale of Benjamin Bunny The Tale of Two Bad Mice The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle The Pie and the Patty-Pan The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit The Story of Miss Moppet The Tale of Tom Kitten The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck The Roly-Poly Pudding The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes The Tale of Mr. Todd The Tale of Pigling Bland Ginger and Pickles Total Running Time (TRT): 3 hours, 47 min. Reading by Jenny Lundak. Helen Beatrix Potter (1866-1943) was an English author, illustrator, natural scientist and conservationist best known for her imaginative children's books, featuring animals such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit, which celebrated the British landscape and country life. Potter published over 23 books: the best known are those written between 1902 and 1922. She died of pneumonia and heart disease on 22 December in 1943 at age 77, leaving almost all her property to the National Trust. She is credited with preserving much of the land that now comprises the Lake District National Park. Potter's books continue to sell throughout the world, in many languages. Her stories have been retold in song, film, ballet and animation.