‘The Ultimate Peter Rabbit – A Visual Guide to the World of Beatrix Potter,’ from Dorling Kindersley.

The daffodils are out and Spring has sprung.  It’s the perfect time to enjoy this special anniversary edition celebrates 150 years since the birth of Beatrix Potter, creator of the world-renowned Peter Rabbit.

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This beautiful visual guide will take you on a journey through Beatrix Potter’s life from childhood to her older years, giving you insights into the inspiration behind some of her much-loved characters.

Did you know that the mischievous character of Peter Rabbit first popped up in a letter she wrote to a child? Or that the inspiration for Jemima Puddleduck came from one a real Duck named Jemima who lived at Hill Top with Beatrix?

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As well as learning about the many animals who populate Potter’s books, we’re also told about her personal heartbreak, formidible character and great love for nature and wildlife.

Absolutely crammed full of gorgeous illustrations, personal photos and interesting facts – sure to universally delight Beatrix Potter fans and animal lovers alike.

Library Girl .

*Thank you to DK Publishers for sending me this title to review*

 

 

 

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