The Story Of Beatrix Potter

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The Story Of Beatrix Potter

Author : Beatrix Potter
ISBN : 0723256896
Genre : Novelists, English
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There was once a little girl who loved to draw and paint. Her name was Beatrix Potter. Although she lived in Victorian London, her heart was in the countryside, and her many pets were real friends. One of them, a rabbit called Peter, became as famous as his owner. Beatrix wrote about him in The Tale of Peter Rabbit. This book tells the fascinating story of how Beatrix became an author and made her life at last in the countryside she loved.
Category: Novelists, English

Beatrix Potter S Letters

Author : Beatrix Potter
ISBN : 9780723268840
Genre : Literary Collections
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Beatrix Potter was a very private person, yet, luckily for us, she was a prolific letter writer. Through her own words to friends, working colleagues and children we can discover the observant, energetic, affectionate and humorous personality she kept hidden from her public. Her life covers a period of immense social change. The restricted existence of a dutiful Victorian daughter, the background against which she first wrote the story of Peter Rabbit, was very different from that of war-time England where she continued to pioneer countryside conservation until her death.
Category: Literary Collections

The Story Of Beatrix Potter

Author : Sarah Gristwood
ISBN : 9781911358091
Genre : History
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o this day, Beatrix Potter’s tales delight children and grown-ups around the world. But few people realise how extraordinary her own story is. She was a woman of contradictions. A sheltered Victorian daughter who grew into an astute modern businesswoman. A talented artist who became a scientific expert. A famous author who gave it all up to become a farmer. Bestselling biographer Sarah Gristwood follows the twists and turns of Beatrix Potter’s life and its key turning points – including her tragically brief first engagement and happy second marriage late in life. She traces the creation of Beatrix’s most famous characters – including the naughty Peter Rabbit, confused Jemima Puddleduck and cheeky Squirrel Nutkin – revealing how she drew on her unusual childhood pets and locations in her beloved Lake District. She explores too Beatrix’s role as a pioneering conservationist, whose work with the National Trust helped to save thousands of acres of the Lake District – a legacy that, like her books, continues to enrich our lives today.
Category: History

Beatrix Potter

Author : John Malam
ISBN : 0237526204
Genre : Animals in art
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A brief biography of the British writer best known for her stories about a naughty little rabbit named Peter.
Category: Animals in art

The Tale Of Beatrix Potter

Author : Margaret Lane
ISBN : 9780723265528
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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When Beatrix Potter died, few people knew the full story of her life. Margaret Lane's remarkable piece of literary detective work, originally published only three years after Beatrix's death, told her story for the first time. Extensively revised in 1985 to include new material that had come to light, and now available in this eBook format, it remains essential reading for anyone interested in the background to the author of the famous Peter Rabbit Tales.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Beatrix Potter The Story Of The Creator Of Peter Rabbit

Author : Beatrix Potter
ISBN : 9780723265535
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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This simplified biographical eBook of Beatrix Potter and the history of the Peter Rabbit book is ideal for the younger reader.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Tale Of Peter Rabbit

Author : Beatrix Potter
ISBN :
Genre : Animals
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Peter disobeys his mother by going into Mr. McGregor's garden and almost gets caught.
Category: Animals

Nothing Is Impossible

Author : Dorothy Aldis
ISBN : 084466359X
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A biography of the woman who created Peter Rabbit as well as other stories read by children all over the world.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Beatrix Potter S Peter Rabbit Tales

Author : Beatrix Potter
ISBN : 072323664X
Genre : Animals
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Includes the four original Beatrix Potter adventures.
Category: Animals

The Story Of Miss Moppet

Author : Beatrix Potter
ISBN : 9781455430413
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Classic children's picture book, with the 15 original color illustrations. According to Wikipedia: "Helen Beatrix Potter (28 July 1866 – 22 December 1943) was an English author, illustrator, natural scientist and conservationist 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."
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Rebirth In The Life And Works Of Beatrix Potter

Author : Richard Tuerk
ISBN : 9781476639307
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This work traces the concepts of initiation and rebirth though Beatrix Potter's personal writing and her children's fiction. Drawing from Potter's letters and journals, it analyses her attempts to escape from what she called her "unloved birthplace" and her overbearing parents to find a happy mature life. Potter felt that her life culminated in her forties, when she was, in effect, reborn through marriage as Mrs. William Heelis, a farmer raising Herdwick sheep and buying land for the National Trust. The language of transformation and rebirth used throughout her personal writing is echoed in Potter's fiction. From her first book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, through some of the last, such as The Fairy Caravan and The Tale of Little Pig Robinson, central characters undergo processes of initiation during which they mature toward adulthood. The most successful ones move from being helpless children to being more mature creatures on their way to independence, while others experience no change or even a regressive change.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Big Book Of Beatrix Potter

Author : Beatrix Potter
ISBN : 0517201542
Genre : Animals
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Nineteen classic tales by Beatrix Potter about Peter Rabbit and his many friends and relatives.
Category: Animals

Letters To Children From Beatrix Potter

Author : Judy Taylor
ISBN : 9780723268857
Genre : Literary Collections
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'My dear Noel, I don't know what to write to you so I shall tell you a story about four little rabbits whose names were - Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail and Peter.' So begins Beatrix Potter's most celebrated letter, in which she tells for the first time the story that was destined to make her name famous all over the world, The Tale of Peter Rabbit. It was written to cheer up a sick little boy when he was ill, and is one of numerous surviving letters written by Beatrix Potter to entertain individual children. Sometimes her letters take the form of a supposed correspondence between different animal characters from the stories, each written in miniature with its own tiny envelope.
Category: Literary Collections

Saving The Countryside

Author : Linda Marshall
ISBN : 1499809603
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Through she's universally known as the creator of The Tale of Peter Rabbit, Beatrix Potter did so much more. This is the true story about how she helped save the English countryside! Growing up in London, Beatrix Potter felt the restraints of Victorian times. Girls didn't go to school and weren't expected to work. But she longed to do something important, something that truly mattered. As Beatrix spent her summers in the country and found inspiration in nature, it was through this passion that her creativity flourished. There, she crafted The Tale of Peter Rabbit. She would eventually move to the countryside full-time, but developers sought to change the land. To save it, Beatrix used the money from the success of her books and bought acres and acres of land and farms to prevent the development of the countryside that both she and Peter Rabbit so cherished. Because of her efforts, it's been preserved just as she left it. This beautiful picture book shines a light on Beatrix Potter's lesser-known history and her desire to do something for the greater good.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Beatrix Potter

Author : Beatrix Potter
ISBN : 0723266875
Genre : Children's stories, English
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This beautiful, cloth-bound and embroidered limited edition of Beatrix Potter's Complete Tales is a fabulous collector's piece. It comes packaged in a foiled presentation box which also contains a hand-numbered limited edition print and a facsimile of an original Beatrix Potter picture letter.The design of the book cover is inspired by Beatrix Potter's love of textiles and embroidery. The tree motif is an original Beatrix Potter illustration and was chosen because it highlights her love of nature. Within this complete and unabridged collection are all 23 of Beatrix Potter's Tales, in one deluxe volume with all their original illustrations. Discover Beatrix's most famous character, Peter Rabbit, and meet his family and friends. There are so many exciting adventures to enjoy, told with such humour and wit that they will resonate with each new generation.
Category: Children's stories, English

Peter Rabbit Songs Sound Book

Author : Beatrix Potter
ISBN : 0723253498
Genre : Nursery rhymes, English
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Children can sing along to five favourite nursery rhyme tunes by pressing the shaped buttons whilst enjoying Beatrix Potter's classic pictures inside the board book.
Category: Nursery rhymes, English

A Collection Of Beatrix Potter Stories

Author : Beatrix Potter
ISBN : 9781613103630
Genre : Animals
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A collection of original classic editions of Beatrix Potter stories.
Category: Animals