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Who Was Beatrix Potter

Author : Sarah Fabiny
ISBN : 9780698412132
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Born into wealth in 1860’s London, Beatrix Potter always had a vivid imagination. Her early interests included natural history and archaeology, and Potter delighted in sketching fossils and fungi. After briefly illustrating Christmas cards with her brother, Bertram, Potter wrote and illustrated her well-known book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit. The book was rejected by several publishes until Frederick Warne eventually took a risk and published the story in 1902 - a risk that paid off. Peter Rabbit was a huge success and readers loved hearing about Peter's mischevious adventures in the lush English countryside. As she got older, Beatrix Potter became a proud conservationist, working hard to defend the landscape she loved so well against industrialization and logging. Now over one hundred years old, Peter Rabbit and his animal friends have become cultural touchstones and continue to delight readers of all ages.

Beatrix Potter

Author : Jayne Woodhouse
ISBN : 157572667X
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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An introductory biography of the author and artist of many books for children, including the favorite "Tale of Peter Rabbit."

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.

A Collection Of Beatrix Potter Stories

Author : Beatrix Potter
ISBN : 9781613103630
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Beatrix Potter And Peter Rabbit

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ISBN : 0723242151
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Provides a look at the life and times of this celebrated author and the inspirations that led her to create this now world-famous rabbit, enhanced with photos and illustrations.

Beatrix Potter S Americans

Author : Beatrix Potter
ISBN : UOM:39015002708744
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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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.

A Child S Treasury Of Beatrix Potter

Author : Beatrix Potter
ISBN : 0517646013
Genre : Fiction
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Beatrix Potter

Author : M. Daphne Kutzer
ISBN : 9781135384005
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Beatrix Potter was one of the inventors of the contemporary picture book, and her small novels published at the turn of the twentieth century are still available and popular today. Writing in Code is the first book-length study of Potter's work, and it covers the entire oeuvre, examining all facets of her work in relation to her private life. Daphne Kutzer reveals the depth of the symbolism in Potter’s work and relates this to the issues of the author's own development as an independent woman and writer, and her struggles with domesticity, Unitarianism, and the socio-political issues in late-19th and early-20th century England. Weaving the subtle themes inscribed in Potter's own stories with the concerns and temperament of the author who wrote them, Kutzer exemplifies literary criticism as it can illuminate the breadth of allusion in children's literature.

Beatrix Potter S Letters

Author : Beatrix Potter
ISBN : 9780723268840
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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.

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