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The Enchanting Beatrix Potter July 28, 2016

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“I remember I used to half believe and wholly play with fairies when I was a child. What heaven can be more real than to retain the spirit-world of childhood,
tempered and balanced by knowledge and common-sense.”

Beautiful words by a beautiful soul!
Beatrix Potter, 2012, Olivia WasteHelen Beatrix Potter 
A whimsical and brilliant
writer and artist.
Born today July 28th in 1866.

Known mostly for her charming sweet
Jemima1children’s books staring such famous characters as; Jemima Puddle-Duck, Tom Kitten, and of course the timeless Peter Rabbit.

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However she was more than just an enchanting
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What an astonishing women!


A few books that tell her story/stories:
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The first is a biography on Potter, the second a collection of her

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One Response to “The Enchanting Beatrix Potter”

  1. kkessler833 Says:

    She is one of my heroes because she used her money for conservation! Yes!


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