Beatrix Potter

A Life in Nature

Linda Lear

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.
  • Penguin
  • Published 6th March 2008
  • 608 Pages
  • 129mm x 198mm x 27mm
  • 462g
  • £12.99