Dear Peter Miniature Letters by Beatrix Potter by Beatrix Potter
  

Synopsis

Dear Peter Miniature Letters by Beatrix Potter by Beatrix Potter

Dear Peter is published to celebrate 110 years since the publication of The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter. It has a beautifully designed copper-foil jacket and is the perfect gift for Beatrix Potter fans and collectors alike. Beatrix Potter is best known for her original twenty-three tales about a cast of endearing, mischievous characters and their humorous adventures. What's less well known is that these characters' stories don't always stop at 'The End' but continue through a collection of letters - written to each other and fans around the world. Dear Peter contains the funniest examples of this correspondence, and features letters from well-loved characters including Peter Rabbit, Mrs Tiggy-winkle, Mr Jeremy Fisher, and Squirrel Nutkin.

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
80 pages
Interest Age: From 6

Author

Beatrix Potter
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Author's Website

beatrixpottersociety.org.uk

Publisher

Publication date

1st March 2012

ISBN

9780723267676


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