Beatrix Potter's Scotland

Beatrix Potter's Scotland

Her Perthshire Inspiration

by Lynne McGeachie

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 01/06/2010

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Beatrix Potter's Scotland gives insight into the life of one of the best-loved writers in Britain. Based around Potter's own journal, the book goes into detail about her upbringing and influences. She was largely brought up by nannies and governesses and even as a young child, she was perceived as highly imaginative and extremely intelligent, with a talent for drawing and a keen interest in science. The book details how Potter fell in love with the Perthshire countryside where she spent many summers, and how this helped her to create the characters Mrs Tiggy-Winkle and Mr Jeremy Fisher among others. The book also highlights how Walter Scott was an inspiration and was hugely admired by Potter from a young age. From the writer who brought you The Tale O Peter Kinnen, we learn about the creative literary genius that was Beatrix Potter.
ISBN:
9781906817435
Category:
Biography: literary
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
01-06-2010
Language:
English
Publisher:
Luath Press Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
128
Dimensions (mm):
205x174x9mm
Weight:
0.32kg

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