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Stacey McShane

General Manager, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction

Stacey McShane
General Manager, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction

UK and Japan: The enduring appeal of Peter Rabbit

January 9, 2019 — Culture

General Manager, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction

Once upon a time Beatrix Potter wrote a story about a naughty rabbit named Peter. Far away in Japan, he was so popular people flew half way around the world to find out more about him and the famous author. Peter Rabbit is a firm favourite in Japanese culture and Beatrix Potter has an enduring…