Beatrix Potter's Letters PDF/EPUB ☆ Beatrix Potter's

Beatrix Potter's Letters PDF/EPUB ☆ Beatrix Potter's Beatrix Potter achieved considerable prominence as a children s book author in her own lifetime, but she always shunned publicity However, she was a prolific letter writer Judy Taylor, author of the biography Beatrix Potter Artist, Storyteller and Countrywoman, here presents a collection that reveals the observant, energetic, affectionate and humorous personality that Potter kept hidden from the public There are picture letters written to entertain child friends, juxtaposed with serious accounts of botanical research The publishing process of her children s books is discussed in the correspondence with her editor, Norman Warne, to whom she eventually became engaged Her life, fromto , covers a period of immense social change Judy Taylor s selection of letters, linked by annotations, gives an overview of the development of the early th century as well as the life story of a remarkable woman

10 thoughts on “Beatrix Potter's Letters

  1. April April says:

    Brilliance To see Potter s affinity with nature and talents in both children s writing and illustration is a real treat and these shine within this book tremendously Her illustrations are precious and her letters both sweet and humble, making Beatrix Potter s Letters a delight to read It s charming to journey the construction of stories such as The Tale of Peter Rabbit, and The T

  2. Kate Kate says:

    Beatrix Potter, author of one of the most famous children s books ever, achieved considerable prominence in her own lifetime but, hating publicity, she was consistently reticent about her life and work, and self deprecating about her talent However, she was a prolific letter writer, and through her own words to friends, working colleagues and children we can discover the observant, energe

  3. Angie Angie says:

    This book made me feel nostalgic and made me want to spendtime sketching.I loved the letters in the beginning that showed her interest in fungi I was hoping forof that so I guess I ll continue to look for the right book The process of writing a book seemed very tedious but on worth it

  4. Jeanne Jeanne says:

    The story of Beatrix Potter, the business woman, farmer, environmentalist, woman of independent means is a fascinating one Yes, she wrote the wonderful story about the little bunny and quite a fewwonderful stories She also grew up in a stifling Victorian home in which she was allowed only one choice in life the person whom she would marry Well, almost She turned down the suitable choices presented to her a

  5. Nancy Nancy says:

    As we plan our trip to Hill Top next Spring I just wanted to get a real dose of all things Beatrix Very interesting.

  6. Lili Lili says:

    Beatrix Potter was a magnificent children s story teller and the books passed down through generations are still loved today It was very revealing of her life reading her letters.

  7. Inactive Inactive says:

    Incredibly interesting Read 3 4 of the book and skimmed the rest Wonderful woman.

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