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Beatrix Potter – Japanese

Annie Bullen



Price: £6.00

Publication date: 20 April 2010

Category: Biography

This Title is also available in English

Beatrix Potter, born into a wealthy London family, became a passionate countrywoman and skilled farmer in the northern countryside where her characters were brought vividly to life by the genius of her words and pictures.

In this stunning guide, now translated into Japanese, which includes many of Beatrix’s own charming illustrations – loved by children and adults alike – we introduce readers to the world of this remarkable author, including: her childhood and early influences; how and where she developed her drawing skills; the inspirations for her famous characters; how her first publication came about; her relationship with family and friends; love and loss; her passion for the Lake District; her life as a farmer; her happy marriage – and her support of the National Trust, to whom she bequeathed many of her properties. Includes details of places to visit.


Annie Bullen is a writer and journalist, and author of several guides to National Trust properties and Pitkin city guides.

Bullen published her first novel, Air and Angels, in 1987, and since then has become an expert on royal history.  Alongside her many books on the British royal family, Bullen also publishes guides to major British cities, and contributes articles to leading gardening magazines.