Beatrix Potter, born into a wealthy London family, became a passionate country woman and skilled farmer in the northern countryside, where her characters were brought vividly to life by the genius of her words and pictures. In this stunning guide, which includes many of Beatrix's own charming illustrations - loved by children and adults alike - we introduce readers to the world of this remarkable ...
Series: Pitkin Biographical
Paperback: 32 pages
Publisher: Pitkin Publishing; UK ed. edition (March 1, 2009)
Product Dimensions: 6.8 x 9.4 inches
Amazon Rank: 4222881
Format: PDF ePub fb2 TXT fb2 book
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Love Pitkin guides; this is one of my favorites. Since they can be hard to find in the U.S., I'm glad it was available on Amazon. Great information, accompanied by wonderful illustrations and photos, about the inimitable Beatrix Potter....
luding: her childhood and early influences; how and where she developed her drawing skills; the inspirations for her famous characters; how her first publication came about; her relationship with family and friends; love and loss; her passion for the Lake District; her life as a farmer; her happy marriage; and, her support of the National Trust, to whom she bequeathed many of her properties. It also includes details of places to visit.