Beatrix Potter s Lake District

Beatrix Potter s Lake District

From family holidays on the shores of Windermere and Derwentwater to the farms spread throughout what is now the UKs most popular National Park, this book explores the places Beatrix Potter loved the most and looks at her amazing legacy to ...

Author: Vivienne Crow

Publisher: National Trust

ISBN: 1843595095

Category: History

Page: 48

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What Beatrix Potter took from Lakelands spectacular landscape in the form of inspiration for her world-famous childrens books, she gave back more than ten-fold as a conservationist. Her passion for the fells and the dales, and for the areas cultural heritage, prompted her to buy up thousands of acres of farmland. And, with typical foresight and wisdom, having nurtured that land for decades, she left most of it to the National Trust. From family holidays on the shores of Windermere and Derwentwater to the farms spread throughout what is now the UKs most popular National Park, this book explores the places Beatrix Potter loved the most and looks at her amazing legacy to the nation.
Categories: History

Beatrix Potter s Lake District Japanese

Beatrix Potter s Lake District Japanese

From family holidays on the shores of Windermere and Derwentwater to the farms spread throughout what is now the UK's most popular National Park, this book explores the places Beatrix Potter loved the most and looks at her amazing legacy to ...

Author: National Trust

Publisher: National Trust

ISBN: 1843595958

Category: History

Page: 48

View: 200

What Beatrix Potter took from Lakeland's spectacular landscape in the form of inspiration for her world-famous children's books, she gave back more than ten-fold as a conservationist. Her passion for the fells and the dales, and for the area's cultural heritage, prompted her to buy up thousands of acres of farmland. And, with typical foresight and wisdom, having nurtured that land for decades, she left most of it to the National Trust. From family holidays on the shores of Windermere and Derwentwater to the farms spread throughout what is now the UK's most popular National Park, this book explores the places Beatrix Potter loved the most and looks at her amazing legacy to the nation. *This guidebook is in Japanese*
Categories: History

Beatrix Potter s Letters

Beatrix Potter s Letters

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 ...

Author: Beatrix Potter

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780723268840

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 480

View: 961

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.
Categories: Literary Collections

Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter

With numerous extracts from her letters and diaries, this illustrated book celebrates Potter's achievements in the Lake District and her major gifts to the National Trust.

Author: Susan Denyer

Publisher:

ISBN: 0711214344

Category: Children's stories

Page: 144

View: 532

The breathtaking scenery of the Lake District inspired many of Beatrix Potter's stories and drawings. With numerous extracts from her letters and diaries, this illustrated book celebrates Potter's achievements in the Lake District and her major gifts to the National Trust.
Categories: Children's stories

Beatrix Potter s Americans

Beatrix Potter s Americans

This is her own record of her 'purposeful life of achievement' between 1921 and 1943.

Author: Beatrix Potter

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015002708744

Category: Authors, English

Page: 216

View: 199

After her marriage to William Heelis in 1913, Beatrix Potter lived in the Lake District where she devoted herself to raising sheep and helping to conserve land for the National Trust. She welcomed visits from Americans and kept the friendships alive with warm personal letters, even in the difficult years of World War II. The letters covered a wide range of subjects: art, children's books, country life, conservation, place names and language, sheep, old furniture, human behavior, and international politics. This is her own record of her 'purposeful life of achievement' between 1921 and 1943. Includes twenty full-color illustrations, one pencil drawing, and one pen-and-ink sketch by Beatrix Potter; Index; Appendix: 'Roots' of the Peter Rabbit Tales. -- Amazon.com.
Categories: Authors, English

Beatrix Potters Hill Top Japanese

Beatrix Potters Hill Top Japanese

The house she bought with the royalties from her first and most famous book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, became her cabinet of curiosities, a giant dolls house where she would arrange and re-arrange her things as she liked.

Author: National Trust

Publisher: National Trust

ISBN: 184359594X

Category: History

Page: 48

View: 541

Hill Top is a shrine to Beatrix Potter, each room imbued with her spirit. The house she bought with the royalties from her first and most famous book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, became her cabinet of curiosities, a giant dolls house where she would arrange and re-arrange her things as she liked. Every painting, piece of furniture and antique had symbolic or emotional meaning to her. Featuring new photography, illustrations from the little books and photographs of Beatrix and her family, this new guidebook traces the fascinating story of this extraordinary woman. Peppered with quotes from Beatrix, it reveals her lonely London childhood, how she became a successful author and illustrator, and how she fell in love with the Lakes and acquired Hill Top. Readers will discover her lovely farmhouse and cottage garden and see how her surroundings inspired many scenes in her little books, and how, in later life, she reinvented herself as a farmer, landowner, conservationist and National Trust supporter. Today, it is thanks to her that the Lake District remains one of the most spectacular corners of England.
Categories: History

The Real Beatrix Potter

The Real Beatrix Potter

The Real Beatrix Potter is a fascinating and revealing biography of one of the world's most cherished children's authors.

Author: Nadia Cohen

Publisher: White Owl

ISBN: 9781526752789

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 208

View: 480

The Real Beatrix Potter is a fascinating and revealing biography of one of the world's most cherished children's authors. Beatrix Potter's famous little white books have enchanted generations of young readers who adored the characters she created and of course her own distinctive illustrations. Born into a typically repressed Victorian family it was assumed that Beatrix would achieve little more than finding herself a rich husband, and so there was no point in bothering to educate her. But the Potters underestimated their daughter. Stifled by the lack of stimulation, she educated herself in art, science, and of course a great love of the natural world. The success of Peter Rabbit proved her to be creative genius who could have become the toast of the London literary scene, but when her fiancé tragically died Beatrix retreated to the Lake District where she reinvented herself as a successful farmer, a canny businesswoman and an early environmental pioneer. Passionately campaigning to save the area from development she helped establish the National Trust, and despite her great wealth Beatrix lived out her days in humble anonymity.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Letters to Children from Beatrix Potter

Letters to Children from Beatrix Potter

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.

Author: Judy Taylor

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780723268857

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 240

View: 402

'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.
Categories: Literary Collections

The Journal of Beatrix Potter from 1881 to 1897

The Journal of Beatrix Potter from 1881 to 1897

This book provides an illuminating insight into the personality and inspiration of one of the world's best loved children's authors.

Author: Beatrix Potter

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780723268833

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 480

View: 939

This ebook has been optimised for viewing on colour devices. Between the ages of 15 and 30 Beatrix Potter kept a secret diary written in code. When the code was cracked by Leslie Linder more than 20 years after her death, the diary revealed a remarkable picture of upper middle-class life in late Victorian Britain. This book provides an illuminating insight into the personality and inspiration of one of the world's best loved children's authors.
Categories: Literary Collections

The Tale of Beatrix Potter

The Tale of Beatrix Potter

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.

Author: Margaret Lane

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780723265528

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 200

View: 950

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.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Beatrix Potter Artist Storyteller and Countrywoman

Beatrix Potter Artist  Storyteller and Countrywoman

Regarded as a standard work on Beatrix Potter's life, this work has been updated regularly to include fresh material and previously unpublished photographs that have come to light as interest in Beatrix Potter continues to grow.

Author: Judy Taylor

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780723265559

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 240

View: 359

Starting with the publication of The Tale of Peter Rabbit in 1902, Beatrix Potter went on to become one of the world's most successful children's authors. This illustrated biographical eBook takes the reader through the whole of her life, from her Victorian childhood in London to her final years farming in the Lake District. Regarded as a standard work on Beatrix Potter's life, this work has been updated regularly to include fresh material and previously unpublished photographs that have come to light as interest in Beatrix Potter continues to grow.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

The Story of Beatrix Potter

The Story of Beatrix Potter

In The Story of Beatrix Potter, 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.

Author: Sarah Gristwood

Publisher: National Trust

ISBN: 9781911358091

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 304

View: 815

To 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.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Beatrix Potter The Story of the Creator of Peter Rabbit

Beatrix Potter The Story of the Creator of Peter Rabbit

This simplified biographical eBook of Beatrix Potter and the history of the Peter Rabbit book is ideal for the younger reader.

Author: Beatrix Potter

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780723265535

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

View: 332

This simplified biographical eBook of Beatrix Potter and the history of the Peter Rabbit book is ideal for the younger reader.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Beatrix Potter s Gardening Life

Beatrix Potter s Gardening Life

Travels with Beatrix Potter, Armchair and Afoot: There are many delightful travel
guides to the Lake District, but for finding your way through Beatrix Potter's home
turf none better than Walking With Beatrix Potter by Norman and June Buckley ...

Author: Marta McDowell

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 9781604695427

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 340

View: 355

A New York Times Bestseller Winner of the Garden Writers Association Gold Award There aren’t many books more beloved than The Tale of Peter Rabbit and even fewer authors as iconic as Beatrix Potter. Her characters—Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle Duck, and all the rest—exist in a charmed world filled with flowers and gardens. In Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life, bestselling author Marta McDowell explores the origins of Beatrix Potter’s love of gardening and plants and shows how this passion came to be reflected in her work. The book begins with a gardener’s biography, highlighting the key moments and places throughout her life that helped define her. Next, follow Beatrix Potter through a year in her garden, with a season-by-season overview of what is blooming that truly brings her gardens alive. The book culminates in a traveler’s guide, with information on how and where to visit Potter’s gardens today.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

That Naughty Rabbit

That Naughty Rabbit

Celebrating its one hundred years since publication, this book takes a look at the inspiration behind the creation of this beloved character while taking a behind-the-scenes look at this world-famous rabbit's many adventures through a ...

Author: Judy Taylor

Publisher: Putnam Juvenile

ISBN: 0723247676

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 415

Celebrating its one hundred years since publication, this book takes a look at the inspiration behind the creation of this beloved character while taking a behind-the-scenes look at this world-famous rabbit's many adventures through a review of the author's personal letters and more.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

A Victorian Naturalist

A Victorian Naturalist

In this book Mary Noble has used the correspondence between the two to explain and annotate the paintings. The letters also reveal how Beatrix battled to have her work recognized by the authorities of the day.

Author: Eileen Jay

Publisher: Frederick Warne Publishers

ISBN: CORNELL:31924067888895

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 191

View: 755

One of the most unusual collections of Beatrix Potter's art is held by a small trust in the English Lake District, the Armitt Libary in Ambleside, Cumbria. The collection comprises studies of fossils, archaeological finds, mosses, lichens, microscope drawings and many exceptionally fine fungus paintings. This books contains reproductions of these superb watercolours, along with a commentary by various experts on Beatrix Potter's scientific work.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Beatrix Potter s Hill Top

Beatrix Potter s Hill Top

The house she bought with the royalties from her first and most famous book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, became her cabinet of curiosities, a giant dolls house where she would arrange and re-arrange her things as she liked.

Author: Claire Masset

Publisher: National Trust

ISBN: 1843594773

Category: History

Page: 48

View: 500

Hill Top is a shrine to Beatrix Potter, each room imbued with her spirit. The house she bought with the royalties from her first and most famous book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, became her cabinet of curiosities, a giant dolls house where she would arrange and re-arrange her things as she liked. Every painting, piece of furniture and antique had symbolic or emotional meaning to her. Featuring new photography, illustrations from the little books and photographs of Beatrix and her family, this new guidebook traces the fascinating story of this extraordinary woman. Peppered with quotes from Beatrix, it reveals her lonely London childhood, how she became a successful author and illustrator, and how she fell in love with the Lakes and acquired Hill Top. Readers will discover her lovely farmhouse and cottage garden and see how her surroundings inspired many scenes in her little books, and how, in later life, she reinvented herself as a farmer, landowner, conservationist and National Trust supporter. Today, it is thanks to her that the Lake District remains one of the most spectacular corners of England.
Categories: History

The Story of Miss Moppet

The Story of Miss Moppet

This is a Pussy called Miss Moppet, she thinks she has heard a mouse! This is the Mouse peeping out behind the cupboard, and making fun of Miss Moppet. He is not afraid of a kitten.

Author: Beatrix Potter

Publisher: VM eBooks

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page:

View: 756

This is a Pussy called Miss Moppet, she thinks she has heard a mouse! This is the Mouse peeping out behind the cupboard, and making fun of Miss Moppet. He is not afraid of a kitten.
Categories: Juvenile Fiction

At Home with Beatrix Potter

At Home with Beatrix Potter

The estate and surrounding scenery inspired many of Potter’s stories and illustrations, and this gorgeously illustrated book shows Potter’s homes and her magnificent gardens beside those drawings, revealing the real-life sources for ...

Author: Susan Denyer

Publisher: Frances Lincoln

ISBN: 0711230188

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 144

View: 245

The world famous artwork of Beatrix Potter needs little introduction — it is as beloved as the familiar children’s stories it illustrates. But few know of her work in the gardens and interiors of Hill Top, the farmhouse Potter purchased in 1905. The estate and surrounding scenery inspired many of Potter’s stories and illustrations, and this gorgeously illustrated book shows Potter’s homes and her magnificent gardens beside those drawings, revealing the real-life sources for Peter Rabbit and many other Potter classics. The book also includes letters and diary excerpts, further exploring the relationship between Potter’s home in the Lake District and her iconic artwork. For those fans of Potter who want to delve further into her aesthetic underpinnings, this intimate look into Potter’s private world is a must-have.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Beatrix Potter s Derwentwater

Beatrix Potter s Derwentwater

"Featuring self-guided walks following in the tracks of Benjamin Bunny, Squirrel Nutkin and Mrs. Tiggy-winkle"--T.p.

Author: Joyce Irene Whalley

Publisher: Stobart Davies Limited

ISBN: 1850588791

Category: History

Page: 112

View: 275

A fascinating look at the beautiful Derwentwater area as Beatrix Potter depicted it in her sketches and books. Includes paintings and sketches by Beatrix Potter, and photographs both old and new make this an invaluable book for visitors to the Lake District, and all those who know and love Peter Rabbit and his friends. Detailed routes are included for three walks starting from Keswick, so readers can explore the wonderful scenery found in the stories of Benjamin Bunny, Squirrel Nutkin and Mrs Tiggie-winkle. A wealth of background information about these 'Tales' and their creator is also given.
Categories: History