2016 marks the 150th birthday of Beatrix Potter, 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, Squirrel Nutkin, and Jemima Puddle-Duck, Beatrix Potter established herself as one of the most cherished and influential author/illustrators of children’s literature. To mark her milestone birthday, this gorgeous collection features beautiful illustrations of Potter’s characters, as interpreted by well-known illustrators. 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. McGregor, Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle, and company portrayed in various and unique styles. 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. Walkins, School Library Journal, Starred Review
Beatrix Potter was born on July 28th, 1866 at No 2, Bolton Gardens, Kensington, London. A typical Victorian family, the Potters lived in a large house with several servants. Beatrix was cared for by a nurse, and she spent long… More about Beatrix Potter
Hardcover | $25.00
Published by Warne Nov 01, 2016| 112 Pages| 8-1/4 x 10-3/4| All| ISBN 9780241249437