Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter

January 10, 2018

Beatrix Potter, writer, illustrator, natural scientist, and conservationist, is the subject of the 2006 feature film, “Miss Potter”, starring Renee Zellweger and Ewan McGregor. Listed are some resources for more information on this remarkable woman.


Beatrix Potter’s Letters

The Journal of Beatrix Potter, 1881-…

Beatrix Potter by Ruth K. MacDonald

The Magic Years of Beatrix Potter by Margaret Lane

Tale of Beatrix Potter by Margaret Lane

Beatrix Potter, a Life in Nature by Linda J. Lear

The Art of Beatrix Potter by Emily Zach

Beatrix Potter: Artist, Storyteller, and Countrywoman by Judy Taylor

Letters to children from Beatrix Potter by Judy Taylor

So I Shall Tell You a Story: Encounters with Beatrix Potter selected and introduced by Judy Taylor

The Naughty Rabbit: Beatrix Potter and Peter Rabbit by Judy Taylor

All of these titles may be obtained through the Library’s Interlibrary Loan Service

Websites:  — Beatrix Potter’s 17th Century Farmhouse in the Lake District of Britain  —  The World of Beatrix Potter comes alive in this British attraction  — An Online Exhibition from the Morgan Library and Museum in New York City— An Online Exhibition from the State Library of Victoria, Australia — A Collection from the Cotsen Children’s Library at Princeton University — Many articles from the Victoria and Albert Museum, London




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