Beatrix Potter: At Home in the Lake District

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As an artist and story-teller Beatrix Potter is world-famous. She also worked to protect some of the finest examples of the Lake District's landscapes and created romantic interiors and a beautiful garden at Hill Top, the farmhouse she bought at Near Sawrey in 1905. Her picturesque house and the breathtaking scenery inspired many of Beatrix's stories and drawings, and this book looks at the intimate connection between the Lake District and her work. With numerous extracts from her letters and diaries, this illustrated book celebrates Potter's achievements in the Lake District and her major gifts to the National Trust.

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Susan Denyer is the National Trust's Historic Buildings Representative in the north of England. She was closely involved with the restoration of the Hill Top interior, and helped to set up the Beatrix Potter Gallery in Hawkshead. She is the author of several books on the on the vernacular architecture of the Lake District including Traditional Buildings & Life in the Lake District and Beatrix Potter and her Farms.

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"'Susan Denyer writes about Beatrix Potter with humour and charm.' Country Life; 'This beautifully illustrated book...' Home & Country"

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