Author(s): Marta McDowell
Date: Format: EPUB Language: English ISBN/ASIN: 1604693630
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There arent many books more beloved than The Tale of Peter Rabbit and even fewer authors as iconic as Beatrix Potter. More than 150 million copies of her books have sold worldwide and interest in her work and life remains high. And her charactersPeter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle Duck, and all the restexist in a charmed world filled with flowers and gardens. Beatrix Potters Gardening Life is the first book to explore the origins of Beatrix Potters love of gardening and plants and show how this passion came to be reflected in her work. The book begins with a gardeners biography, highlighting the key moments and places throughout her life that helped define her, including her home Hill Top Farm in England’s Lake District. Next, the reader follows Beatrix Potter through a year in her garden, with a season-by-season overview of what is blooming that truly brings her gardens alive. The book culminates in a travelers guide, with information on how and where to visit Potters gardens today.
Richly illustrated and filled with quotations from her books, letters, and journals, it is essential reading for all who know and cherish Beatrix Potters classic tales.