Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter

A Life in Nature


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.


  • One of the most interesting Englishwomen of her time
    Charlotte Moore

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Linda Lear

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