Beatrix Potter: Artist, Storyteller and Countrywoman

Beatrix Potter: Artist, Storyteller and Countrywoman

by Judy Taylor


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From her Victorian childhood in London to her final years farming in the Lake District, Potters life is vividly captured in this illustrated biography. This is the standard work on Potters life & contains many previously unpublished photographs that have come to light as interest in Beatrix Potter continues to grow. The final chapter, which describes how the fame of Peter Rabbit has spread since his creators death, has been almost entirely rewritten to cover the wealth of new enterprises inspired by this remarkable woman. A moving tribute to a writer & artist beloved by generations of children — & their parents. Color & B&W drawings.

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ISBN-13: 9780723233145
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 03/01/1987
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 4.15(w) x 3.01(h) x 0.32(d)
Age Range: 14 Years

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Beatrix Potter: Artist, Storyteller and Countrywoman 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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A comprehensive, well researched story of Beatrix Potter's life in her different roles as the title suggests. Lots of photographs, many taken by her father, of Beatrix from an early age are included as are many of Beatrix's drawings, of the Peter Rabbit series, nature specimens and landscapes.