Who Was Beatrix Potter?

Who Was Beatrix Potter Born into wealth in 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

  • Title: Who Was Beatrix Potter?
  • Author: Sarah Fabiny Mike Lacey Nancy Harrison
  • ISBN: 9780448483054
  • Page: 250
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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 severalBorn 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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    1. You know you've waited in the doctor's office a long time if you are able to start and finish Sarah Fabiny's Who Was Beatrix Potter?. This is exactly what happened to me this past week.Beatrix Potter, the author of the twenty-three "tale" books including The Tale of Peter Rabbit was not only a groundbreaking author, but also a trailblazer in women's rights.Born in 1866 into a wealthy family. Potter was raised to be seen and not heard until she would eventually marry or simply stay at home and ca [...]

    2. December, Sarah Fabiny, mike lacey, who was Beatrix Potter? Beatrix potter was a great artist and farm worker, Who was very happy with her life. First Beatrix is born into a family of great wealth, and a few years after she was born, her brother, Bertram, was born. Ever since she was a child Beatrix loved to paint animals, in fact, she would even sneak them into rooms! Even her dad supported her love of art, he would take her to art museums, and take her to see some of his artist friends! A few [...]

    3. Who Was Beatrix Potter by Sarah Fabiny, is a biography on the life of Beatrix Potter. The book talks about how Beatrix Potter grew up in London and how she became a famous author, painter, illustrator, and publisher at a young age. Beatrix is the author of the famous book called the "Tale of Peter Rabbit." I personally found this book boring and uninteresting. It was boring because it didn't have any information that popped out and was cool. It was very dry reading. It listed fact after fact aft [...]

    4. This is a great book for people of all ages. Anyone who wants to learn a little bit about the life of the woman who authored 50 + childrens books - all popular, will be fascinated by this little book. I think it's an inspiring story for creative people, literary artists, publishers, illustrators, philanthropists. She was an amazing woman who overcame so many obstacles in her personal life.

    5. Beatrix Potter(who's real name was Helen) is a very important role model for children. She was all about women equal rights(most of the women in that time were)and wrote lots of poems and stories. She was an artist from the start, and she loved animals. I think that I would choose Beatrix Potter to come back today, as one of the people I would bring back, if I had that power.

    6. This is one of my favorite from the series. There is not a dull moment in reading a biography or a historical event in this format.

    7. I really enjoyed this book. Maybe it's because I knew so little about this children's author. But it was also written with a lot of feeling.

    8. Nice overview of her life. The fact that she kept coded journals was new to me, and adds an incredible facet to her character. atlasobscura/articles/(library has 51 of this junior biography series)

    9. First reviewed on LiterariteaWho Was Beatrix Potter?, while similar in format to the many other titles in this popular chapter book series, is more well written than the others I’ve read in the series (and has better illustrations!). A clear progression takes young readers from Potter’s early life through to the very end and beyond, describing the legacy Potter left both through her books and the land she bequeathed to the British National Trust.Illustrations sprinkle the chapters and occasi [...]

    10. " Who Was Beatrix Potter " by Sarah Fabiny is about Beatrix Potter and her journey in life with strict parents and her dream of drawing and writing . Beatrix grew up with a nanny and not a lot of Mother and Father love, on the other hand her brother was loved by them very much. From young to old Beatrix always loved to draw, she would draw many things that she could find. In her older life she had written letters to her friends son, little did she know these letters would make her a huge success [...]

    11. The book "Who Was Beatrix Potter?" by Sara Fabiny is all about the beloved author of "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" and her life. Beatrix Potter grew up in a wealthy family where her parents didn't have to work for their money. At a young age Beatrix was introduced to her new brother Bertram and she loved him. Around the age of eight Bertram went off to school which left Beatrix very lonely, to cope with this loneliness Beatrix took on drawing and painting. This was a great release for Beatrix and h [...]

    12. Beatrix Potter is a young girl who's mother (practically) forces her to stay at home with nanny's even when she turned twelve! But Beatrix and her younger brother Bethram were good artist. Beatrix was also interested in mushrooms, she might have been the only person in England who even thought mushrooms were fascinating! She drew very, Very, VERY detailed pictures of mushrooms. Though she couldn't do the report to the Linean Society, because she was a girl! So a man had to do it for her, that ma [...]

    13. I love these Who was/Is book series. They may be written for children but can be enjoyed by anyone. The writing may not be five stars since obviously it's not some lyrically written novel or mind consuming story, but you are given the most interesting information about someone important. I knew most of the story about Beatrix Potter but this was an enlightening refresher.

    14. Did you know Peter Rabbit's creator wanted to be a scientist and research mushrooms indefinitely? This and other facts you may not know about Beatrix Potter are in this chapter book written by Sarah Fabiny, illustrated by Mike Lacey.Published by Grosset & Dunlap.

    15. I was one of the many children who read and loved Beatrix Potter's many stories. This was a great book for my children to read about Beatrix Potter, who she was and her life. I even learned a few new things about her.

    16. Before reading this, I never knew a thing about her but it's so great after reading this because I felt like I knew the writer.

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