Illustration from forthcoming Kitty-in-Boots
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New Beatrix Potter book to be published after discovery

26 January 2016 Last updated at 10:09 GMT

It has been more than 40 years since any new Beatrix Potter tales have been published. But that is about to change.

She was one of the most successful children's authors in literary history, selling more than 45 million copies of The Tale of Peter Rabbit alone over the past century.

Alison Freeman reports.