Beatrix Potter is one of the most beloved children’s authors of all time. If you’re of a certain age, chances are that you’ve picked up – or at least heard of – one of her beloved tales or characters.
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Get ready for Easter with this fun, step-by-step tutorial. Make your very own bunny ears and you can hop, skip and jump just like Peter Rabbit!
Discover a deliciously dark retelling of the classic fairy tale by master storyteller Beatrix Potter, illustrated by world-renowned artist Helen Oxenbury.
From mischievous Peter Rabbit to helpful Mrs Tiggy-winkle, Beatrix Potter’s world is full of loveable animal characters. But which one are you most like? Take our personality quiz to find out…
Games & activities
Hop into spring with this fun bunny-themed egg painting tutorial, inspired by the classic Beatrix Potter story, The Tale of Peter Rabbit.
James Rebanks tells us why Beatrix Potter is the Lake District writer he loves the most in this extract from The Shepherd's Life.
Cause havoc and eat some radishes in Mr McGregor’s garden with Peter Rabbit in this classic children's tale, from the Beatrix Potter Complete Collection Gift Box containing 23 original Peter Rabbit books.
The fashion designers behind the new Beatrix Potter book covers share the inspiration for their designs. Unexpected and playful, the new collection celebrates these timeless stories and their influence on British culture today.
Editor Jo Hanks tells us about the discovery of the manuscript, hints at the return of our favourite Beatrix Potter characters and why she chose Quentin Blake to illustrate the new tale
Beatrix Potter is one of the world's best-loved children's authors of all time. From her first book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit (1902) she went on to create a series of stories based around animal characters including Mrs Tiggy-winkle, Mr Jeremy Fisher and Tom Kitten. Her humorous, lively tales and beautiful illustrations have become a natural part of childhood. A source of inspiration was the Lake District where she lived for the last thirty years of her life as a farmer and conservationist.
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