Beatrix Potter was an English author, illustrator, natural scientist and conservationist best known for her children's books featuring animals such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit. When she died in 1943, she left 14 farms and 4000 acres of land to the National Trust, along with her flocks of Herdwick sheep. The Trust now owns 91 hill farms, many that have a mainly Herdwick flock - with a total of  25,000 sheep. This was her gift to the nation, her own beloved countryside, for all to…

Helen Beatrix Potter - was an English author, illustrator, natural scientist and conservationist.

This literally made my childhood complete. Love this series. I belong in Europe..

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.

A day of pampering...Holly Pond Hill

Tea with Victoria Rose (Holly Pond Hill) 2001 © Paul Kortepeter (Author), Susan WHEELER (Artist, Fredericksburg, Texas). Art Gallery: www.

The Tale of Two Bad Mice - This book has been read by 5 generations of women unafraid of mice in my family.

The Tale of Two Bad Mice - my favourite Potter story - Do with English/Art class and let the children draw with colored pencils their own mice - Have them illustrate a page of the story.

Beatrix Potter Stamps | Royal Mail | Content in a Cottage

Brief biography of Beatrix Potter British author and illustrator of beloved children's books, including Peter Rabbit.