‘Over The Hills And Far Away’ The Life Of Beatrix Potter
Beatrix Potter is one of the world’s most cherished authors, whose books have enchanted generations of children. Inspired by her twenty-three ‘tales’, Matthew Dennison explores Potter’s multi-faceted life and character: repressed Victorian daughter; thwarted lover; artistic genius; formidable countrywoman. He charts her transformation from a young girl with a love of animals and fairy tales into a bestselling author and canny businesswoman.
Embellished with photographs of Potter’s life and her own illustrations, this short biography will delight anyone who has been touched by Beatrix Potters’ work.