Beatrix Potter

(28 July 1866 – 22 December 1943 / London / England)

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Helen Beatrix Potter was born in 1866, in South Kensington, London. Her father was a wealthy investor. Potter lived a secure childhood at home, with her youger brother Bertram. She was taught by governesses, and learned reading by Sir Walter Scott's novels. At age fifteen, she began a diary, and invented a code to write in it. This she continued till the age of thirty. It was decoded by the engineer Leslie Linde, and after seven years of deciphering, it was published.

In the 1890's, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit," and some other short animal stories, originally written to amuse the sickly child of one of her governesses, after first being rejected, were published. They ... more »

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  • Sylvia Frances Chan (7/3/2020 3:03:00 AM)

    for the sick child of one of her gov. (nannies)
    Here in the NL we can only buy her drawings of rabbits, she called him Peter Rabbit, small and cute pictures books. Wedgwood produced earthware tools like cute tiny cups to drink tea with, all for toddlers to drink tea together. What a fascinating kids'world.

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  • Sylvia Frances Chan (7/3/2020 3:03:00 AM)

    Since I am one who is drawing too, I like all her drawings (small books) , Has she drawn that herself....or not? Never mentioned in her BIO here. But she has written stories for children, starting with:

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  • Sharon Veronica (8/11/2013 3:23:00 AM)

    I adore Beatrix Potter! I read all of her stories as a child in my public school's library. I loved her beautiful pictures and stories and grew into an adult who believes that animals have thoughts and feelings and lives and communicate with and care about one another. I admire Beatrix Potter and I thank her for adding so much joy to my childhood (and adulthood!) .

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Best Poem of Beatrix Potter

Three Blind Mice

Three blind mice, three blind mice,
See how they run!
They all run after the farmer's wife,
And she cut off their tails with a carving knife,
Did ever you see such a thing in your life
As three blind mice!

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