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Country home that inspired young Beatrix Potter to paint on sale

peter rabbit

2016 sees the anniversary of the birth of Beatrix Potter, one of our best-loved children’s authors. Her tales of Peter Rabbit, Mrs Tiggywinkle and Jeremy Fisher have captivated generations and are still as popular today as they were when.

Beatrix Potter - Bunnies in Winter

Beatrix Potter - Bunnies in Winter Helen Beatrix Potter – English author, illustrator, mycologist and conservationist This watercolour is at the Victoria and Albert Museum, but isn't shown online. In the past they sold it on notecards.

Beatrix Potter

Hoping all parents will read Beatrix Potter's Peter Rabbit stories to their little ones; it was a long time ago, but our oldest daughter's nursery was all Peter Rabbit decor. Potter's illustrations and stories are forever endearing.

Beatrix Potter and Kep, 1915

Beatrix Potter had a collie named Kep. Kep worked her sheep at Hill Top Farm in the beautiful Lake District. Kep was the first and favorite of many collies on the farm. he is the collie in Jemima Puddledunk