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The Resource Who was Beatrix Potter?/, by Sarah Fabiny ; illustrated by Mike Lacey; [cover illustration by Nancy Harrison]

Who was Beatrix Potter?/, by Sarah Fabiny ; illustrated by Mike Lacey; [cover illustration by Nancy Harrison]

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Who was Beatrix Potter?/
Title
Who was Beatrix Potter?/
Statement of responsibility
by Sarah Fabiny ; illustrated by Mike Lacey; [cover illustration by Nancy Harrison]
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Language
eng
Summary
Born into wealth in 1860's London, Beatrix Potter always had a vivid imagination. Her early interests included natural history and archaeology, and Potter delighted in sketching fossils and fungi. After briefly illustrating Christmas cards with her brother, Bertram, Potter wrote and illustrated her well-known book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit. The book was rejected by several publishes until Frederick Warne eventually took a risk and published the story in 1902 - a risk that paid off. Peter Rabbit was a huge success and readers loved hearing about Peter's mischevious adventures in the lush English countryside. As she got older, Beatrix Potter became a proud conservationist, working hard to defend the landscape she loved so well against industrialization and logging. Now over one hundred years old, Peter Rabbit and his animal friends have become cultural touchstones and continue to delight readers of all ages
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Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
OClCo
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
790
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Lexile
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Who was ---?
Label
Who was Beatrix Potter?/, by Sarah Fabiny ; illustrated by Mike Lacey; [cover illustration by Nancy Harrison]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Who was Beatrix Potter? -- A private world -- On her own -- Struggles and a story -- More stories to tell -- Success and sadness -- A home of her own -- A new chapter -- A changing world -- A special legacy -- Timelines -- Bibliography -- The 23 "tale" books by Beatrix Potter
Control code
sky2ocm75369768
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
105 pages
Isbn
9781480689343
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
Who was Beatrix Potter?/, by Sarah Fabiny ; illustrated by Mike Lacey; [cover illustration by Nancy Harrison]
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Who was Beatrix Potter? -- A private world -- On her own -- Struggles and a story -- More stories to tell -- Success and sadness -- A home of her own -- A new chapter -- A changing world -- A special legacy -- Timelines -- Bibliography -- The 23 "tale" books by Beatrix Potter
Control code
sky2ocm75369768
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
105 pages
Isbn
9781480689343
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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