Quotes from Beatrix Potter by Beatrix Potter
  

Synopsis

Quotes from Beatrix Potter by Beatrix Potter

Potterisms is a collection of unexpected observations from Beatrix Potter. Full of wise and wonderful quips on life, love and friendship, this is a truly collectible item for Potter fans. Once upon a time there were four little Rabbits, and their names were - Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-tail, and Peter. - Beatrix Potter

About the Author

Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter was born in London in 1866. During her rather lonely childhood and later, as a young woman, she studied art and natural history. She acquired her love and knowledge of the countryside during family holidays, at first in Scotland and then in the Lake District. She started her career as children's author and illustrator in 1901 when she was thirty-five. In the years before the First World War, demand for her work was so great that she was publishing an average of two new stories a year. As she became financially independent, she was able to buy some land in the Lake District and in 1913, on her marriage to solicitor William Heelis, she moved to live there permanently. For the last thirty years of her life, writing and illustrating gave place to a second career as a sheep farmer and countryside conservationist.

Her little books never lost their popularity however and today they sell in their millions, translated into numerous languages, and the pleasures of those timeless tales continue to be enjoyed by children all over the world.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
64 pages
Interest Age: From 7

Author

Beatrix Potter
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Author's Website

beatrixpottersociety.org.uk

Publisher

Warne an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

3rd November 2016

ISBN

9780241290071


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