The Tale of Beatrix Potter Summary & Study Guide

Margaret Lane
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The Tale of Beatrix Potter is a biography of the life of Beatrix Potter Heelis, one of the most famous children's book authors of all time. She wrote the timeless classic The Tale of Peter Rabbit, along with The Tailor of Gloucester, The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin, The Tale of Mrs. Tiggly-Winkle and many others. Beatrix was born to parents who lived on an inheritance and paid little attention to her. She grew up lonely and isolated, left to her imagination. The highpoint of her childhood years were her family's summer visits to the Dalguise House, their summer home, in Scotland. Beatrix and her brother Bertram loved the countryside, the plants and all the animals and quickly took to cataloging them and writing about them. Thus began Beatrix's deep love for nature and animals.

As she grew up, Beatrix longed for what she regarded as a...

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