There are countless Beatrix Potter courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
- Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature (2016)
- The Beatrix Potter Coloring Book (Peter Rabbit) (2017)
- The Tale of Oat Cake Crag (The Cottage Tales of Beatrix P) (2011)
- Over the Hills and Far Away: The Life of Beatrix Potter (2018)
- Stitching with Beatrix Potter: Stitch, Sew & Give 10 Adorable Projects Featuring Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle-Duck & Friends (2017)
- Beatrix Potter: 5×8 Journal Notebook (2019)
- The Tale of Tom Kitten (2014)
- Walking with Beatrix Potter (2007)
- The Tale of Hill Top Farm (The Cottage Tales of Beatrix P) (2005)
- Who Was Beatrix Potter? (2015)
- By a Woman’s Hand: Illustrators of the Golden Age (2010)
- The Tale of Castle Cottage (The Cottage Tales of Beatrix P) (2012)
- The Tale of Holly How (The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter) (2006)
- The Tale of Hawthorn House (The Cottage Tales of Beatrix P) (2008)
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Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature (2016)
In this now classic biography, reissued in a new edition for the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter’s birth, Linda Lear offers the astonishing portrait of an extraordinary woman who gave us some of the most beloved children’s books of all time. Potter found freedom from her conventional Victorian upbringing in the countryside.
The Beatrix Potter Coloring Book (Peter Rabbit) (2017)
Rediscover the charm of the world of Beatrix Potter with this enchanting coloring book filled with all your favorite characters. With beautiful pages to color, this beautiful coloring book is the perfect gift for any Beatrix Potter fan.
The Tale of Oat Cake Crag (The Cottage Tales of Beatrix P) (2011)
Miss Beatrix Potter has returned to Near Sawrey, where her friend Grace has been receiving anonymous letters that threaten her good name and her plans to marry. Beatrix must investigate quietly so as not to arouse village gossip. There is also the matter of Beatrix’s own romantic future-as she’s been offered a second chance at love.
Over the Hills and Far Away: The Life of Beatrix Potter (2018)
Beatrix Potter is one of the world’s bestselling, most cherished authors, whose books have enchanted generations of children for over a hundred years. Yet how she achieved this legendary status is just one of several stories of her remarkable and unexpected life.
Stitching with Beatrix Potter: Stitch, Sew & Give 10 Adorable Projects Featuring Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle-Duck & Friends (2017)
This book gathers together 10 easy yet elegant projects celebrating the life and talents of Beatrix Potter. With 10 appliqué and 6 embroidery designs even beginning stitchers can work with hexagons to create a beautiful embroidered quilt, stitch up a cushion based on The Tailor of Gloucester, appliqué a wool storage box, and construct a beautiful wedding quilt based on one from Beatrix Potter’s home.
Beatrix Potter: 5×8 Journal Notebook (2019)
Beatrix PotterThis Beatrix Potter journal celebrates the wonderful artwork of Potter’s Peter Rabbit on the front cover and Badger on the back cover from the tale of Mr. Tod.The interior of the journal includes lined pages on cream paper with a watermark at the bottom of each page of Peter in bumping up against Mr. McGregor’s watering can.Made in the USA.
The Tale of Tom Kitten (2014)
Once upon a time there were three little kittens, and their names were Mittens, Tom Kitten, and Moppet. They had dear little fur coats of their own; and they tumbled about the doorstep and played in the dust. But one day their mother-Mrs. Tabitha Twitchit-expected friends to tea; so she fetched the kittens indoors, to wash and dress them, before the fine company arrived. Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?
Walking with Beatrix Potter (2007)
For many visitors, Beatrix Potter is the most interesting of the Lake District writers. The fact that so many of her stories have clear Lake District locations provides the basis for this book of short easy walks. Follow the adventures of Jeremy Fisher, Squirrel Nutkin, Mrs Tiggy Winkle, Peter Rabbit and many others, actually walking in their footsteps and visiting their lakes and rivers, their houses and gardens.
The Tale of Hill Top Farm (The Cottage Tales of Beatrix P) (2005)
The author of Peter Rabbit and other tales, Beatrix Potter is still, after a century, beloved by children and adults worldwide. In this first Cottage Tale, Albert introduces Beatrix, an animal lover and Good Samaritan with a knack for solving mysteries. With help from her entourage of talking animal friends, Beatrix sets out to win over the human hearts of Sawrey, where she’s just bought an old farm–and plans to stay.
Who Was Beatrix Potter? (2015)
Born into wealth in 1860’s London, Beatrix Potter always had a vivid imagination. Her early interests included natural history and archaeology, and Potter delighted in sketching fossils and fungi.
By a Woman’s Hand: Illustrators of the Golden Age (2010)
At the turn of the twentieth century, the demand for magazine and book illustrations was at an all-time high, offering women artists an unprecedented number of professional opportunities. This unique anthology features 120 color and black-and-white artworks by the Golden Age of Illustration’s finest female illustrators, including Beatrix Potter, Kate Greenaway, and Jessie Willcox Smith.
The Tale of Castle Cottage (The Cottage Tales of Beatrix P) (2012)
Beatrix is eager to marry her fiancé, solicitor William Heelis. But with remodeling work at Castle Cottage, their future home, going at a snail’s pace, Beatrix finds frustration when the building contractor fires his best carpenter, Mr. Adcock, for stealing. At the same time, Will is investigating thefts on other construction sites—an inquiry that comes to a screeching halt when Mr.
The Tale of Holly How (The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter) (2006)
Everyone in Sawrey likes Ben Hornby. So when Beatrix finds the shepherd dead in the meadow and suspects foul play, she wonders who would have done such a thing. A trio of village cats has an idea: When Ben breathed his last, his sheep must have seen his killer before scattering. So they set out to find the far-flung flock. Although she’s distracted by duties at the farm and the sad plight of a young girl, Beatrix must get to the bottom of this.
The Tale of Hawthorn House (The Cottage Tales of Beatrix P) (2008)
Miss Beatrix Potter finds the abandoned Baby Flora?and a scarab ring?on her doorstep. An investigation reveals that the ring was pawned and reclaimed by a resident of the vacant and supposedly haunted Hawthorn House. Now Beatrix and her animal friends are left pondering these utterly puzzling happenings.
Best Beatrix Potter Books Everyone Should Read
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some beatrix potter books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
Becoming Beatrix: The Life of Beatrix Potter and the World of Peter Rabbit
Author(s): Amy M. O'Quinn
ID: 3566058, Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Year: 2022, Size: 4 Mb, Format: epub
Beatrix Potter, Scientist (She Made History)
Author(s): Lindsay H. Metcalf, Junyi Wu
ID: 2798416, Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company, Year: 2020, Size: 15 Mb, Format: pdf
The Real Beatrix Potter
Author(s): Nadia Cohen
ID: 2818188, Publisher: White Owl, Year: 2020, Size: 10 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are really record-breakers according to The Wall Street Journal, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.