Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter

The Extraordinary Life of A Victorian Genius

Book - 2008
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Beatrix Potter's books are adored by millions, but they were just one aspect of an extraordinary life. This captivating biography brings us the passionate, unconventional woman behind the beloved stories- a gifted artist and shrewd businesswoman; a pioneering scientific researcher; a powerful landowner who conserved acres of Lakeland countryside; a daughter who defied her parents with her first, tragically short, engagement and who, finally, was given a second chance of love and happiness.
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, ©2008.
ISBN: 9780141003108
Characteristics: xxiii, 581 pages [32 pages of plates] :,illustrations (some colour), map ;,21 cm.


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Feb 03, 2012

tedious in spots but lots of intersting information

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