The Story of Beatrix Potter download free [PDF and Ebook] by Sarah Gristwood

The Story of Beatrix Potter download free [PDF and Ebook] by Sarah Gristwood year 2016
  • Book name: The Story of Beatrix Potter
  • Author: Sarah Gristwood
  • Release date: 2016/7/19
  • Publisher: PAVILION BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9781909881808
  • Rating: 8.08 of 10
  • Votes: 851
  • Review by: Grant Gallagher
  • Review rating: 7.58 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/7
  • Total pages: 160
  • Includes a PDF summary of 19 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: 'Sumptuous...a fitting legacy for a pioneering conservationist who helped save thousands of acres of the Lake District' - The Mail on Sunday, August 2016To this day, Beatrix Potter's tales delight children and grown-ups around the world. But few people realise how extraordinary her own story is. She was a woman of contradictions. A sheltered Victorian daughter who grew into an astute modern businesswoman. A talented artist who became a scientific expert. A famous author who gave it all up to become a farmer.In The Story of Beatrix Potter, Sarah Gristwood follows the twists and turns of Beatrix Potter's life and its key turning points - including her tragically brief first engagement and happy second marriage late in life. She traces the creation of Beatrix's most famous characters - including the naughty Peter Rabbit, confused Jemima Puddleduck and cheeky Squirrel Nutkin - revealing how she drew on her unusual childhood pets and locations in her beloved Lake District. She explores too, the last 30 years of Potter's life, when she abandoned books to become a working farmer and a pioneering conservationist, whose work with the National Trust helped to save thousands of acres of the Lake District - a legacy that, like her books, continues to enrich our lives today. Main text: 30,000 words. Approx 3,000 words for captions and index.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 10H42M39S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Literary Studies: Fiction, Novelists & Prose Writers, Biography: Literary, Literary Studies: C 1800 To C 1900, British & Irish History, Biography: Arts & Entertainment, Biography: General, English Literature, Children's Literature Studies: General, Biography: Historical, Political & Military
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 25.51 USD
  • Dimensions: 189x246x20mm
  • Weight: 770g
  • Printed by: National Trust Books
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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