Beatrix Potter gift ideas inspired by the Royal baby's nursery
With news that the Royal couple have decorated the brand new Prince's nursery in a Beatrix Potter theme, get inspired by the cutest baby gifts fit for a prince or princess, starring everyone's favourite bunny, Peter Rabbit.
Image: My First Peter Rabbit and My First Flopsy Bunny, £9, from JoJoMamanBebe
The love of Beatrix Potter’s ‘small books for small hands’ has been passed down through generations, delighting readers across the world to this day - and it seems the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are no exception.
With speculation around how the Royal couple might decorate their new baby's nursery, Prince William and Kate have reportedly gone for a Peter Rabbit theme in the brand new Prince's room, adorning the room in cute, timeless pieces featuring one of the most famous bunnies, alongside the author's other sweet characters including Jemima Puddle-duck and Mrs Tiggy Winkle.
With so many great high street brands stocking Beatrix Potter kidswear, books, baby accessories and more, we round up our favourite Peter Rabbit gift ideas to delight parents of new little princes and princesses.
Soft Peter Rabbit comforter
Image: Peter Rabbit comforter, Peter Rabbit Gift Collection, £14.99, John Lewis
Made from premium soft plush, this sweet Peter Rabbit comforter so is lovely and soft against baby's skin. Featuring cute embroidered facial features and a Peter Rabbit logo motif, it's a great practical gift for a brand new babe and comes in both blue and pink.
Baby clothing range
Image: Peter Rabbit Baby Clothing collection, priced from £6 - £20, available at M&Co
From rompers and dungarees to dresses and outfit sets, this sweet Beatrix Potter childrenswear collection available at M&Co comes in summery baby blue and sunny yellow and come embroidered in signature motifs.
Image: Royal Mint series of collectible Peter Rabbit coins, from £10
Featuring Peter and now, Flopsy Bunny, the Beatrix Potter collection of coins from the Royal Mint come in a fold-out case, inspired by Beatrix Potter’s own watercolour illustrations, including more details about the inspiration behind the popular characters. The limited edition and collectible coins are the perfect gift to give to parents of little ones who love to Beatrix Potter bedtime stories, so they can keep them for years to come.
Peter Rabbit Bibshort set
Image: Peter Rabbit bibshort set, £18, Mothercare
A lovely first gift for any little bunny, this adorable bibshort set from Mothercare finished in oatmeal and cream with a Peter Rabbit design can be worn together or separately for multiple adorable looks.
Bunny Bedtime Tales
Image: Peter Rabbit Bedtime Tales, Penguin Random House Ladybird books
Perfect as an introduction to the World of Beatrix Potter, her most popular stories, inlcuding The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck, The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin and The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle, are retold in this cute collection for bedtime.
Cuddly Peter or Flopsy rattle toys
Image: My First Peter Rabbit and My First Flopsy Bunny bean rattles, £9, from JoJoMamanBebe
Give a new baby a cute gift from Beatrix Potter's much-loved tales. Made from soft plush, the Flopsy Bunny and Peter Rabbit Bean Rattle, available at JoJoMamanBebe make them ideal for cuddles, and feature a rattle sound to gently stimulate baby's hearing.