Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter

Artist, Storyteller, and Countrywoman

Book - 1986
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This volume is an illustrated biography of English author, illustrator, and natural scientist Beatrix Potter (1866-1943). Potter is best known for her imaginative children's books featuring animals such as those in "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" which celebrated the British landscape and country life. Through original sketches, watercolors, and family photographs the author takes the reader through the course of her life, from her Victorian childhood in London to her final years farming in the Lake District area of northwest England also examining how Potter began creating children's books, and describing the influences on her work.
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : F. Warne, 1986
ISBN: 9780723233145
Branch Call Number: BIOGRAPHY 823.912 POTTER 1987
Characteristics: 224 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm


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