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The Missoulian from Missoula, Montana • 145

The Missouliani
Missoula, Montana
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and their families GARFIELD by Jim Davis BEETLE BAILEY by Mort Walker 4 i a r. Uwotful Pirn trMku By BETTY DEBNAM TheTa Of BEATRIX POTTER Especially I'M HKBP Of VDU TREATING 1 f) I I CAN EAT I'VE BEATEN iOU ARM- ME LIKE A HOTHOUSE PLAMT I ANC7 PRINK WRE5TLIN6, BOWLIN6 JU5T BECAUSE I'M A WOMAN KJ JU5T AS TEMS ANP 1 I JSWfJ'tl I IM 5HORT, I'M 'COUGH AS I I WHERE 7 TO THE CU55 YOU IF I NAILS ANP POH'T EVER ARE VOU LO. KITTLE ifM PAV? Science il ustrator Her diary 1 1 Mort than 18 million copies of "The Tal of Pater Rabbit" have been old. It hat been translated Into 16 languages. Beatrix Potter was very private person.

At age 15, she Invented a secret code for her diary. She recorded dally events In tt until she was 31. The code was so unusual that tt took six years to break. mm This boar fish Is orJ hundreds of her real- 1 I me arewings. wi i Not only did si make-believe set Beatrix In her 30s.

draw animals in i'S, but she also drew s. Her attention to that she might have nature as it trulv detail was so god become an illusti books. tor for science Brant Parker and Johnny Hart WIZARD OF ID by Cathy Guisewite CATHY In 1893, nearly 100 years ago, Beatrix Potter sent a letter to a little boy. Eight years later, she turned the letter into a book. The Tale of Peter Rabbit" has become the most popular children's book of all time.

It was the first of her 23 "little books." All were small so kids could hold them easily. Country lie tlt TMlC IFC.t UrtlfO VOU HAD TO DUmp OUT WW XOV ZBACH PACK VVI 111 WW IVVM" RECEIPTS AREN'T WCHED TO THREE PURSES TO FlfOD ILL YOUR VEflR-ENO PAPERS I A WOUR CHARGE STATEMENTS ute thi with revt wAiier hhp? TRVIM6 TO DO TAKE5 TOGETHER. ONE OF THE WORST A iJ Wp vei. a II ff VH aCC-jvHn wou HflOE'T BALANCED VOUR JX I Ol ffiJ CHECKBOOK, SiNGE LAST Jgl Later life At the age of 47 she married a country lawyer, William Heelis. She became so interested in raising sheep and in country life that she had little time for drawing or writing.

She died in 1943 at the age of 77. Because she was so interested in preserving nature, she left a lot of land for a national park. Today Today you can find her art on toys, dishes and clothes. Her books have been made into a ballet and an opera. She didn't talk down to kids.

She tried to write and draw perfectly for them. After nearly 100 years, Beatrix Potter is more popular than ever. C0UPU CAN 00, CflTHM Growing up Beatrix as a girl. Her family was well-to-do, so she did not go to school but was taught at home. WJLA MJr.

III ill ink Beatrix with her sheJdog, Kep. Beatrix enjoyed; amily vacations in Beatrix was born in 1866 in London, England. From age 8, she spent much of her time drawing. She drew her pets, among which were mice, lizards and rabbits. She also painted landscapes and plants.

vith lots of lakes. apart of England In 1905 she bougi a farm there called a "WW WOULD SOU UjflMT A1E TO 1 fTHIb IS PATHETIC A HOW'S IT 7 HE REFERRED TO Stt WW WOULD VOli HOPELESS AlESSf? INHERE? I (JS AS A WANT flfNONe TO KNOW" A PER- Y-i 50M COULD HUE LIKE "THIS v' For help with this Issue, The Mini Page thanks Frederick Warne and Co. and the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, whose exhibit "The World of Beatrix Potter" runs through May 4. ier books are set in Hill Tbp. Many of this area.

Which of "Pat the Bunny" hese can you name In the Rabbit Hall of Fame? 4. This rabbit By Johnny Hart BY GREG BRIAN WALKER HI LOIS For thousands of years, rabbits have been the symbol of the joy of new life that begins in the springtime. outsmarted all the other animals, especially Brer Fox. The first person to write tales about him was author Joel Chandler Harris. Many people have rewritten them since.

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will soon be delivering HEREj1 5. This rabbit was a star in the mrwip "Rnmhi Since It was first published more than 50 years ago, more than 5 million copies of "Pat the Bunny" have been sold. The second best-selling children's book with a hard cover is Tat the Bunny." It is for little kids 2 or 3 years old. He got his name Vfi-f" 11 yj'li IW OMATOfli tVNDtCATI, MC. trom something he does when he gets excitea.

Cfc Wg gfTLL HAFrA STAMP OM THE B3AI2P. PPiEEfb OFF 2. This hopping rabbit is in a song. It was written by Steve Nelson and Jack 6. This rabbit is a great worrier.

He checks his watch and fusses that he's "late for a very important date." He is in the Disney film "Alice in Wonderland." The story was based on -rr CAN'T PAV FOR VfiT 1 C-TS (TH CaIh THE HOUSE fe'fel A7 z. i Rollins more than 40 years ago. They also wrote the popular "Frosty the Snowman." i I I a book written 127 years ago, in 1865, by English author Lewis Carroll. One of the things to do In the book Is to pat a cut-out bunny to feel the fur. Tat the Bunny" was written by Dorothy Kunhardt, who wrote more than 40 children's books.

It was the first "touch and feel" book. It has activities as well as pictures and words. The book invites toddlers to do such things as play peekaboo, smell flowers and look at themselves in a mirror. by ANDVCAPP fiy Hit Kkt hwiim OMuJih 1 3. This rabbit is a cartoon character created in the late 1930s.

He has starred in more than 160 animated "shorts" or cartoons. His favorite saying is, "What's up, Doc?" TWI -w I Wfc- 7. This rabbit is in the Disney films based on the Winnie the Pooh books. FUSSV- HE FEELS HE OWES Tt-J 7 TOME -J These films are based on-books written by A.A. Milne in the 1920s.

Three years after this picture was taken, Mrs. Kunhardt wrote "Pat the Bunny" for the baby she is holding, daughter Edith. IjqqBH Jwa sna 'rejuo))03 jajaa 1 Killing JaisB sqj jaMsuy SAM BARFy.1 7 I'LL COUNT TO updpN A HUNPCEP- CSS. V. ritwawiaiiiiii urn wit riimnirw- -y, iriflllaMflaatal iniagalltfT RACKING HIS BRAINS TO IM MO ft MKMCA ITMOCATl MC Teacher's Guide from Ie Mini Pege by Btly DfbMin fc IW Lnivtrwi frest Syndic GUS GOOdSpOrt'S Report Supersport: Paul Coffey DRBAM UP SOME GOQO NEW FIBS.

WMfNI TIC RATHER LI5TEN TO THE Height: 6-0 I SAME OLb BAD ONES AND Binnaaie: 0-1-01 Birthplace: Weston, Ontario, Canada Weight: 200 JUST GET TO 13ED It Last year defenseman Paul Coffey helped the Pittsburgh Penguins win the Stanley Cup. It is the first time in 23 years the team has won the National Hockey League championship. Paul scored 11 points in the playoffs. In one game he tied a National Hockey League playoff record with three assists in one period. js.

nn'L For use by teachers and parents at home and at school. For use with issue: Beatrix Potter Main idea: This Easter issue is about Beatrix Potter. The following is a list of activities to be used with this issue. They are listed in order of difficulty, with the easier pre-reader assignments listed first. Ask the children to do the following: 1.

Count the number of pictures of famous rabbits. Where have you seen each one? Which of the rabbits is your favorite? Why? 2. Has your teacher read you the book The Tale of Peter Why do you think it has been so popular for so many years? Have you read any other books by Beatrix 3. Draw your own picture to illustrate The Tale of Peter Rabbit 4. What do you think Beatrix Potter would say if she knew how popular The Tale of Peter Rabbit" is today? Would you like to be an author and illustrator? What skills and work do you think ia involved? 5.

Look through your newspaper for pictures that remind you of spring and Easter. Do you have any Easter or Passover plans? S. Design an Easter card for someone you love. 7. Circle all the numbers.

Which is the largest and which ia the smallest? Find the following: number between 10 and 20; number greater then a year, a year in the last century. 8. In what city was Beatrix Potter bom? Find the city on a globe or world map, i Look through your newspaper for Easter or Passover activities in your area. yet i He has won the Norris trophy for the league's best defenseman twice, Paul joined the Los Angeles Kings after being traded from the Penguins in February. He lives north of Toronto in the off-season.


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