Beatrix Potter's books are adored by millions, but they were just one aspect of an extraordinary life. This captivating biography brings us the passionate, unconventional woman behind the beloved stories: a gifted artist and shrewd businesswoman; a pioneering scientific researcher; a powerful landowner who conserved acres of Lakeland countryside; a daughter who defied her parents with her first tragically short engagement and who, finally was given a second chance of love and happiness.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 608 pages, 4 x 8 page colour/black and white insets
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 06/03/2008
- Category: Biography: literary
- ISBN: 9780141003108