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Beatrix has created some of the best-loved characters in children's literature

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.

Books by Beatrix Potter

LGB The Tale Of Peter Rabbit
Peter Rabbit: The Tale Of Squirrel Nutkin
The Tale Of Peter Rabbit Board Book
The Tale Of Peter Rabbit
Peter Rabbit: Based on the Major New Movie
All About Peter
Peter Rabbit: A Winter's Tale
Peter Rabbit Tales – Goodnight Peter
Peter Rabbit: Hello Peter!
Peter Rabbit: Hello Flopsy!
The Tale Of Johnny Town Mouse
Peter Rabbit Tales – Happy Birthday
Tale of Peter Rabbit Book and First Booties gift set
Love From Peter Rabbit
The Tale Of Peter Rabbit: Gift Edition
Peter Rabbit Tales - Three Little Bunnies
Peter Rabbit: A Peep-Inside Tale
Sweet Dreams Peter
Sweet Dreams, Peter!
The Fairy Caravan
The Tale Of Kitty In Boots
Peter Rabbit: The Tale Of Peter Rabbit
Peter Rabbit: The Tale Of Tom Kitten