'Over the Hills and Far Away'

'Over the Hills and Far Away'

The Life of Beatrix Potter

Book - 2016
Average Rating:
1
1
Rate this:
Beatrix Potter is one of the world's 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 Beatrix Potter's 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. 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. Embellished with photographs of Potter's life and her own illustrations, this short biography will delight anyone who has been touched by Beatrix Potter's work.
Publisher: London :, Head of Zeus,, [2016]
ISBN: 9781784975630
Branch Call Number: 921 P866
Characteristics: ix, 262 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Alternative Title: Life of Beatrix Potter

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

A very pleasant read with some lovely illustrations and photographs. A must for fans of Beatrix Potter.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

King_of_the_Squirrels thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at WVML

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top