Beatrix Potter’s beloved Lake District is also beloved by tourists–perhaps a little too much. How to preserve this delicate countryside is pitting the District’s Park Authority against locals.
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Brexit may be in turmoil, but there is a bright spot to leaving the E.U: being able to print hyper-local money that’s backed by the national government. This year, Beatrix Potter, educational reformer Charlotte Mason, and other notable residents of the English region of Cumbria will grace various denominations of the Lake District pound (LD£), a currency launched
The Beatrix Potter Society has been keeping tabs on all sorts of various Potter-related events as well as preparing for a springtime gathering in California. Here’s some of the highlights from its winter newsletter: The Bookseller reported in December that a first-edition of Potter’s long-forgotten and recently published The Tale of Kitty in Boots, with illustrations by Quentin Blake,
Read all about this weekend’s symposium dedicated to Beatrix Potter on the Fine Books Blog.
The Beatrix Potter Society is hosting a three-day symposium at Connecticut College next month, the first of its kind on U.S. soil in five years. Read all about it on the Fine Books Blog
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What do Beatrix Potter, Helen Mirren, QE2, Eric Carle, and Winnie-the-Pooh have in common? They all made news this week in the world of children’s books. Read on! @ericcarle @GuardianBooks @GalleyCat @penguinkids @finebooks From The Guardian: Eric Carle talks about how children identify with the helpless, small, insignificant caterpillar From Galley Cat: Disney celebrates Queen
From civil rights, magic, naughty cats and bunnies, below are the top stories this week in the world of children’s books: Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit is the first children’s literature character to appear on a British coin: bit.ly/1LQ971n American Girl adds a new character to its book lineup, focusing on the civil rights movement: bit.ly/1U2JxZB
Classic Children’s Tales: 150 Years of Frederick Warne; Frederick Warne, $25.00, 112 pages, all ages. Since 1865 Frederick Warne & Company has championed the importance of providing children with their own literature, and introduced the world to Beatrix Potter, Kate Greenaway, Randolph Caldecott and Edward Lear, as well as more modern authors such as Eric