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The Resource Beatrix Potter, artist, storyteller and countrywoman, (by) Judy Taylor

Beatrix Potter, artist, storyteller and countrywoman, (by) Judy Taylor

Label
Beatrix Potter, artist, storyteller and countrywoman
Title
Beatrix Potter, artist, storyteller and countrywoman
Statement of responsibility
(by) Judy Taylor
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume is an illustrated biography of English author, illustrator, and natural scientist Beatrix Potter (1866-1943). Potter is best known for her imaginative children's books featuring animals such as those in "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" which celebrated the British landscape and country life. Through original sketches, watercolors, and family photographs the author takes the reader through the course of her life, from her Victorian childhood in London to her final years farming in the Lake District area of northwest England also examining how Potter began creating children's books, and describing the influences on her work
Cataloging source
UkLiU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1932-
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Taylor, Judy
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Authors, English
  • Illustrators
  • Children's stories
  • Country life
  • Potter, Beatrix
  • Potter, Beatrix
Label
Beatrix Potter, artist, storyteller and countrywoman, (by) Judy Taylor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 219) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
'My brother and I were born in London because my father was a lawyer there.' -- 'It is something to have a little money to spend on books and to look forward to being independent.' -- 'He did not live long, but he fulfilled a useful happy life.' -- 'The publisher is a gentleman who prints books, and he wants a bigger book than he has got enough money to pay for!' -- 'We are getting lambs here, and should be in full swing on the sheep farms in another week.' -- 'It is some years ago since I have walked on the beloved hills but I remember every stone and rock -- and stick.' -- 'I have never quite understood the secret of Peter's perennial charm.'
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
224 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780723233145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System details
PLEASE KEEP
Label
Beatrix Potter, artist, storyteller and countrywoman, (by) Judy Taylor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 219) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
'My brother and I were born in London because my father was a lawyer there.' -- 'It is something to have a little money to spend on books and to look forward to being independent.' -- 'He did not live long, but he fulfilled a useful happy life.' -- 'The publisher is a gentleman who prints books, and he wants a bigger book than he has got enough money to pay for!' -- 'We are getting lambs here, and should be in full swing on the sheep farms in another week.' -- 'It is some years ago since I have walked on the beloved hills but I remember every stone and rock -- and stick.' -- 'I have never quite understood the secret of Peter's perennial charm.'
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
224 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780723233145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System details
PLEASE KEEP

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