“Hello” Beatrix Potter – Born 28 July 1866

Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter

(28 July 1866 – 22 December 1943) was an English author, illustrator, natural scientist and conservationist best known for her children’s books such as  The Tale of Peter Rabbit.

As a child, summer holidays were spent  in Scotland and in the English Lake District where Beatrix developed a love of the natural world which was the subject of her painting from an early age.

Potter published over twenty-three books, the best known are those written between 1902 and 1922. She died on 22 December 1943 at her home in Near Sawrey at age 77, leaving almost all her property to the National Trust.

The 23 Tales

The Tale of Peter Rabbit (1902)
The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin (1903)
The Tailor of Gloucester (1903)
The Tale of Benjamin Bunny (1904)
The Tale of Two Bad Mice (1904)
The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle (1905)
The Tale of the Pie and the Patty-Pan (1905)
The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher (1906)
The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit (1906)
The Story of Miss Moppet (1906)
The Tale of Tom Kitten (1907)
The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck (1908)
The Tale of Samuel Whiskers or, The Roly-Poly Pudding (1908)
The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies (1909)
The Tale of Ginger and Pickles (1909)
The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse (1910)
The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes (1911)
The Tale of Mr. Tod (1912)
The Tale of Pigling Bland (1913)
Appley Dapply’s Nursery Rhymes (1917)
The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse (1918)
Cecily Parsley’s Nursery Rhymes (1922)
The Tale of Little Pig Robinson (1930)

Other books

Peter Rabbit’s Painting Book (1911)
Tom Kitten’s Painting Book (1917)
Jemima Puddle-Duck’s Painting Book (1925)
Peter Rabbit’s Almanac for 1929 (1928)
The Fairy Caravan (1929)
Sister Anne (illustrated by Katharine Sturges) (1932)
Wag-by-Wall (decorations by J. J. Lankes) (1944)
The Tale of the Faithful Dove (illustrated by Marie Angel) (1955, 1970)
The Sly Old Cat (written 1906; first published 1971)
The Tale of Tuppenny (illustrated by Marie Angel) (1973)
The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots (2016)[69] (Illustrated by Quentin Blake.)

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