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Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter (July 28, 1866-1943), British children's book author and illustrator, wrote twenty-three books:

The Tale of Peter Rabbit(1902)
The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin(1903)
The Tailor of Gloucester(1903)
The Tale of Benjamin Bunny(1904)
The Tale of Two Bad Mice(1904)
The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle(1905)
The Tale of the Pie and the Patty-Pan(1905)
The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher(1906)
The Story of A Fierce Bad Rabbit(1906)
The Story of Miss Moppet(1906)
The Tale of Tom Kitten(1907)
The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck(1908)
The Tale of Samuel Whiskers or, The Roly-Poly Pudding(1908)
The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies(1909)
The Tale of Ginger and Pickles(1909)
The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse(1910)
The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes(1911)
The Tale of Mr. Tod(1912)
The Tale of Pigling Bland(1913)
Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes(1917)
The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse(1918)
Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes(1922)
The Tale of Little Pig Robinson(1930)

In her later years she bought and ran a sheep farm in the English Lake District; she loved the landscape, and with the steady stream of royalties from her books she bought up large areas of local land. She had been a friend of one of the founders of the National Trust, and in her will, much of the property was left to the Trust-- cottages, 15 farms, 4000 acres of land-- to ensure that its beauty could remain unspoiled. Her legacy is now the Lake District National Park.

Beatrix Potter died in Sawrey, Lancashire[?] on December 22, 1943

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