A Celebration of Beatrix Potter: Art and letters by more than 30 of today’s favorite children’s book illustrators
2016 marks the 150th birthday of Beatrix Potter, making it the very best time to pay tribute to the beloved creator/illustrator with A Celebration of Beatrix Potter!
With illustrious tales of characters like Peter Rabbit, Squirrel Nutkin, and Jemima Puddle-Duck, Beatrix Potter established herself as one of the cherished and influential creator/illustrators of children’s literature. To mark her milestone birthday, this pretty collection features beautiful illustrations of Potter’s characters, as interpreted by well known illustrators. Every illustration is accompanied by text from the artist explaining what that character means to them, making this a true celebration of Beatrix Potter.
Praise for A Celebration of Beatrix Potter:
“How delightful to look Peter Rabbit, Mr. McGregor, Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle, and company portrayed in quite a lot of and unique styles. Excerpts from and introductory descriptions of nine of Potter’s books round out this very good collection… This 150th anniversary celebration of the life and work of Beatrix Potter will encourage aspiring young artists to hold on her legacy.”–Linda L. Walkins, School Library Journal, Starred Review
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