An exhibition devoted to Beatrix Potter, creator of Peter Rabbit and other classic books for children, is on view at the Morgan Library through Aug. 21.

Featured in "Beatrix Potter: Artist and Storyteller" are the original illustrations for Peter Rabbit, the Tailor of Gloucester, Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle, Jemima Puddle-Duck, Squirrel Nutkin and many other characters.A feature of the show is her illustrated letter to Noel Moore which became the basis for "The Tale of Peter Rabbit," perhaps the most famous letter ever written to a child. The letter, whose whereabouts had been unknown for some 40 years, was discovered in a private collection.