Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter 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.
Born into a wealthy Unitarian family, Potter, along with her younger brother Walter Bertram, grew up with few friends outside her large extended family. Her parents were artistic, interested in nature and enjoyed the countryside. As children, Beatrix and Bertram had numerous small animals as pets which they observed closely and drew endlessly. Summer holidays were spent away from London, in Scotland and in the English Lake District where Beatrix developed a love of the natural world which was the subject of her painting from an early age.
She was educated by private governesses until she was 18. Her study of languages, literature, science and history was broad and she was an eager student. Her artistic talents were recognized early. She enjoyed private art lessons, and developed her own style, favouring watercolour.
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This carefully crafted ebook: "THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT (With Complete Original Illustrations)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The Tale of Peter Rabbit follows mischievous and disobedient young Peter Rabbit as he is chased about the garden of Mr. McGregor. Mother rabbit always cautions her children about the garden, but her rebellious son Peter goes there to snack on some vegetables. Peter is spotted and loses his jacket and shoes while trying to escape. He hides in a watering can in a shed, but then has to run away again when Mr. McGregor finds him, and ends up completely lost. He escapes and returns home to his mother who puts him to bed after dosing him with chamomile tea. Beatrix Potter (1866-1943) was an English author, illustrator, natural scientist, and conservationist best known for her children's books featuring animals. Potter's artistic and literary interests were deeply influenced by fairies, fairy tales and fantasy. Her best known picture book is The Tale of Peter Rabbit which was also her first publication. The great success was followed by the number of successful children's books about animals, such as The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin, The Tailor of Gloucester and The Tale of Benjamin Bunny. She carried on to write and illustrate until her diminishing eyesight made it difficult to continue. Potter's books continue to sell throughout the world in many languages with her stories being retold in song, film, ballet, and animation.
This carefully crafted ebook: "THOSE FUNNY BUNNIES – Complete Series: The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Tale of Benjamin Bunny, The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit & The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies (With Original Illustrations)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. "The Tale of Peter Rabbit” is a British children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter that follows mischievous and disobedient young Peter Rabbit as he is chased about the garden of Mr. McGregor. He escapes and returns home to his mother who puts him to bed after dosing him with camomile tea. "The Tale of Benjamin Bunny” is a sequel, and tells of Peter's return to Mr. McGregor's garden with his cousin Benjamin to retrieve the clothes he lost there during his previous adventure. "The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies”: Benjamin Bunny and his cousin Flopsy are the parents of six young rabbits called simply The Flopsy Bunnies. The story concerns how the Flopsy Bunnies, while raiding a rubbish heap of rotting vegetables, fall asleep and are captured by Mr. McGregor who places them in a sack. "The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit” - A bad rabbit finds a good rabbit sitting on a bench eating a carrot his mother gave him. Wanting the carrot, he takes it from the good rabbit and scratches him. The good rabbit escapes and hides in a nearby hole. Meanwhile, a hunter notices the bad rabbit sitting on the bench and mistakes him for a bird. Bad rabbit loses his tail and whiskers. Beatrix Potter (1866-1943) was an English author, illustrator, natural scientist, and conservationist best known for her children's books featuring animals. Potter's books continue to sell throughout the world in many languages with her stories being retold in song, film, ballet, and animation.
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