ISBN: 9781841653150

Publication date: 20 Apr 2010

Author: Annie Bullen

The title is also available in English Beatrix Potter, born into a wealthy London family, became a passionate countrywoman and skilled farmer in the northern countryside where her characters were brought vividly to life by the genius of her words and pictures.In this stunning guide, now translated into Japanese, which includes many of Beatrix’s own charming illustrations - loved by children and adults alike - we introduce readers to the world of this remarkable author, including: her childhood and early influences; how and where she developed her drawing skills; the inspirations for her famous characters; how her first publication came about; her relationship with family and friends; love and loss; her passion for the Lake District; her life as a farmer; her happy marriage - and her support of the National Trust, to whom she bequeathed many of her properties. Includes details of places to visit.