Shed New Light on Peter Rabbit Through the Garden that Inspired Beatrix Potter

Easter is quickly approaching, with baskets of goodies and cute, fluffy rabbits in abundance! One of the most famous, Peter Rabbit, has become an icon for children and adults alike. More than 150 million copies of Beatrix Potter’s books have sold worldwide and her characters — Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle Duck, and all the rest — exist in a charmed world filled with flowers and gardens.

Many families read the books aloud to celebrate the Easter Bunny’s arrival. This year, as you dive into The Tale of Peter Rabbit, follow Beatrix Potter through a year in the garden that inspired her books, with a season-by-season overview of what is blooming that truly brings her gardens alive. The book also culminates in a traveler's guide, with information on how and where to visit Potter's gardens today.

Richly illustrated and filled with quotations from her books, letters, and journals, it is essential reading for all who know and cherish Beatrix Potter’s classic tales.

Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life is available in the Timber Press store and wherever books are sold. 


For more on the author, check out this Q&A with her, and an excerpt!

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