With never before seen illustrations and intimate detail, and delves deeply into the life of a most unusual and gifted woman--one whose art was timeless, Lear goes beyond our perrenial fascination with Potter as a writer and illustrator of children's books, and whose generosity left an indelible imprint on the countryside.
Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature #ad - . As one of the first female naturalists in the world, Potter brought the beauty and importance of nature back into the imagination at a time when plunder was more popular than preservation. In linda lear's enchanting new biography, we get the life story of this incredible, funny, and independent woman. However, though potter is a household name around the world, few know the woman behind the illustrations.
Beatrix Potter's Gardening Life: The Plants and Places That Inspired the Classic Children's TalesTimber Press #ad - The book begins with a gardener’s biography, highlighting the key moments and places throughout her life that helped define her. A new york times bestsellerwinner of the garden writers Association Gold Award There aren’t many books more beloved than The Tale of Peter Rabbit and even fewer authors as iconic as Beatrix Potter.
In beatrix potter’s gardening life, bestselling author Marta McDowell explores the origins of Beatrix Potter’s love of gardening and plants and shows how this passion came to be reflected in her work. Next, follow beatrix potter through a year in her garden, with a season-by-season overview of what is blooming that truly brings her gardens alive.
Beatrix Potter's Gardening Life: The Plants and Places That Inspired the Classic Children's Tales #ad - The book culminates in a traveler’s guide, with information on how and where to visit Potter’s gardens today. Her characters—peter rabbit, jemima Puddle Duck, and all the rest—exist in a charmed world filled with flowers and gardens.
The Story of Beatrix Potter National Trust History & HeritageNational Trust #ad - To this day, beatrix Potter’s tales delight children and grown-ups around the world. Bestselling biographer sarah gristwood follows the twists and turns of Beatrix Potter’s life and its key turning points – including her tragically brief first engagement and happy second marriage late in life. A famous author who gave it all up to become a farmer.
She traces the creation of beatrix’s most famous characters – including the naughty Peter Rabbit, confused Jemima Puddleduck and cheeky Squirrel Nutkin – revealing how she drew on her unusual childhood pets and locations in her beloved Lake District. She explores too beatrix’s role as a pioneering conservationist, whose work with the National Trust helped to save thousands of acres of the Lake District – a legacy that, like her books, continues to enrich our lives today.
The Story of Beatrix Potter National Trust History & Heritage #ad - A sheltered Victorian daughter who grew into an astute modern businesswoman. A talented artist who became a scientific expert. But few people realise how extraordinary her own story is. She was a woman of contradictions.
Over the Hills and Far Away: The Life of Beatrix PotterPegasus Books #ad - Embellished with photographs of Potter's life and her own illustrations, this biography will delight anyone who has been touched by Beatrix Potter's work. For the fans of her children’s literature who want to know the real-life animals behind Mrs. Tiggy winkle, and of course, Jemima Puddle duck, Peter Rabbit.
Beatrix potter is one of the world's bestselling, most cherished authors, whose books have enchanted generations of children for over a hundred years. Yet how she achieved this legendary status is just one of several stories of her remarkable and unexpected life. Inspired by the twenty-three "tales, " matthew dennison takes a selection of quotations from Potter's stories and uses them to explore her multi-faceted life and character: repressed Victorian daughter; thwarted lover; artistic genius; formidable countrywoman.
Over the Hills and Far Away: The Life of Beatrix Potter #ad - . They chart her transformation from a young girl with a love of animals and fairy tales into a bestselling author and canny businesswoman, so deeply unusual for the Victorian era in which she grew up.
A Celebration of Beatrix Potter: Art and letters by more than 30 of today's favorite children's book illustrators Peter RabbitWarne #ad - Walkins, school Library Journal, Starred Review. Excerpts from and introductory descriptions of nine of Potter’s books round out this superb collection. This 150th anniversary celebration of the life and work of Beatrix Potter will encourage aspiring young artists to carry on her legacy. Linda L. To mark her milestone birthday, this gorgeous collection features beautiful illustrations of Potter's characters, as interpreted by well-known illustrators.
2016 marks the 150th birthday of beatrix potter, squirrel nutkin, making it the perfect time to pay tribute to the beloved author/illustrator with A Celebration of Beatrix Potter!With illustrious tales of characters like Peter Rabbit, and Jemima Puddle-Duck, Beatrix Potter established herself as one of the most cherished and influential author/illustrators of children's literature.
A Celebration of Beatrix Potter: Art and letters by more than 30 of today's favorite children's book illustrators Peter Rabbit #ad - Mcgregor, Mrs. Each illustration is accompanied by text from the artist explaining what that character means to them, making this a true celebration of Beatrix Potter. Praise for a celebration of Beatrix Potter: "How delightful to see Peter Rabbit, Mr. Tiggy-winkle, and company portrayed in various and unique styles.
The Shepherd's Life: Modern Dispatches from an Ancient LandscapeFlatiron Books #ad - It's a part of the world known mainly for its romantic descriptions by Wordsworth and the much loved illustrated children's books of Beatrix Potter. His way of life is ordered by the seasons and the work they demand. James Rebanks' isn't. It is a story of working lives, a people who exist and endure even as the culture - of the Lake District, his childhood, his parents and grandparents, the people around him, and of farming - changes around them.
But james' world is quite different. The first son of a shepherd, his family have lived and worked in the Lake District of Northern England for generations, who was the first son of a shepherd himself, further back than recorded history. It hasn't changed for hundreds of years: sending the sheep to the fells in the summer and making the hay; the autumn fairs where the flocks are replenished; the grueling toil of winter when the sheep must be kept alive, and the light-headedness that comes with spring, as the lambs are born and the sheep get ready to return to the hills and valleys.
The Shepherd's Life: Modern Dispatches from an Ancient Landscape #ad - The shepherd's life the story of a deep-rooted attachment to place, modern dispatches from an ancient landscape that describe a way of life that is little noticed and yet has profoundly shaped the landscape over time. This is the story of someone trying desperately hard to stay. In evocative and lucid prose, james rebanks takes us through a shepherd's year, offering a unique account of rural life and a fundamental connection with the land that most of us have lost.
Many memoirs are of people working desperately hard to leave a place. It's bloody marvelous.
Fairy Caravan: -idb #ad - Ratton and Scratch arrived in Marmalade. Ratton and Scratch. They found the twitterings tiresome. During the night between March 31st and April 1st, Messrs. The rats stood in front of the booth, and distributed handbills describing the wonderful effects of their new quintessence. Next morning quantities of elegantly stoppered bottles were displayed upon the booth.
They are of all colours, and of two sorts. Crowds of short-haired guinea-pigs swarmed around the booth. They have long hair and side whiskers, and they walk upon their toes. Pg 10the common guinea-pigs admire and envy the hair of the Abyssinian Cavies; they would give anything to be able to make their own short hair grow long.
Fairy Caravan: - #ad - They placarded the walls of the town with posters; and they set up a booth in the market place. So there was excitement and twittering amongst the short-haired guinea-pigs when Messrs. Ratton and scratch, hair Specialists, sent out hundreds of advertisements by post, describing their new elixir. The abyssinian Cavies who required no hair stimulant were affronted by the advertisements.
The guinea-pigs of the other variety are called Abyssinian Cavies.
Beatrix Potter The Complete Tales Peter Rabbit: 22 other books, over 650 Illustrations, and the Audiobook of the Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter#ad - This complete and unabridged collection contains all 23 of Beatrix Potter's Tales in one deluxe volume with all their original illustrations. The stories are arranged in the order in which they were first published so they may be read in their proper sequence. Tittlemouse"—"appley dapply's nursery rhymes"—"the tale of johnny town-mouse"—"cecily Parseley's Nursery Rhymes"—"The Pie and the Patty-Pan"—"The Roly-Poly Pudding"—"Ginger and Pickles"—"The Tale of Mr.
Tod"—"the tale of pigling bland"the world of Beatrix Potter is as appealing now as when it was first created at the turn of the twentieth century. A special section at the end of this volume contains 19 audiobooks from the Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter with their dramatic readings!Although each story stands on its own, several are linked together by events and characters.
Beatrix Potter The Complete Tales Peter Rabbit: 22 other books, over 650 Illustrations, and the Audiobook of the Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter #ad - Tiggy-winkle"—"The Tale of Mr. The following stories are included in this book:—"the tale of peter Rabbit"—"The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin" —"The Tailor of Gloucester"—"The Tale of Benjamin Bunny"—"The Tale of Mrs. Jeremy fisher"—"the story of a fierce bad rabbit"—"the story of miss moppet"—"the Tale of Tom Kitten"—"The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck"—"The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies"—"The Tale of Mrs.
The Tale of Beatrix Potter: A BiographyWarne #ad - Extensively revised in 1985 to include new material that had come to light, and now available in this eBook format, it remains essential reading for anyone interested in the background to the author of the famous Peter Rabbit Tales. When beatrix potter died, few people knew the full story of her life. Margaret lane's remarkable piece of literary detective work, originally published only three years after Beatrix's death, told her story for the first time.
Rachel Carson: Witness for NatureMariner Books #ad - The authoritative biography of the marine biologist and nature writer whose book Silent Spring inspired the global environmentalist movement. Compelling, not just for Carson devotees but for anyone concerned about the environment. People “a combination of meticulous scholarship and thoughtful, often poignant, writing.
Science “a sweeping, analytic, first-class biography of Rachel Carson. Kirkus Reviews. Growing up in poverty on a tiny Allegheny River farm, Carson attended the Pennsylvania College for Women on a scholarship. In a career that spanned from civil service to unlikely literary celebrity, Rachel Carson became one of the world’s seminal leaders in conservation.
Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature #ad - There, she studied science and writing before taking a job with the newly emerging Fish and Wildlife Service. In this definitive biography, and public lives, professional, if reluctant, from the origins of her dedication to natural science to her invaluable service as a brilliant, Linda Lear traces the evolution of Carson’s private, reformer.
The 1962 publication of her book silent Spring was a watershed event that led to the banning of DDT and launched the modern environmental movement. Drawing on unprecedented access to sources and interviews, Lear masterfully explores the roots of Carson’s powerful connection to the natural world, crafting a “fine portrait of the environmentalist as a human being” Smithsonian.
Impressively researched and eminently readable . .
The Shepherd's View: Modern Photographs From an Ancient LandscapeFlatiron Books #ad - With over eighty full color photographs the english Lake District comes into full focus: the sheep competitions of the spring, the sweeping pastures of the summer, beloved sheep dogs in the fall and the harsh snows of winter. A celebration of a way of life still very much alive, The Shepherd’s View is a poetic, and artistic achievement from one of England’s most celebrated new voices.
From the new york times bestselling author of The Shepherd’s Life, a breathtaking book of photography and wisdom that chronicles an ancient way of living that deeply resonates in our modern world.