Beatrix Potter: Artist, Storyteller, and Countrywoman

  • by Judy Taylor
  • Narrated by Patricia Routledge
  • 3 hrs and 10 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The audiobook edition of Judy Taylor's classic biography, Beatrix Potter: Artist, Storyteller, and Countrywoman, read by the actress Patricia Routledge.
Starting with the publication of The Tale of Peter Rabbit, in 1902, Beatrix Potter went on to become one of the world's most successful children's authors. This biographical audiobook takes the reader through the whole of her life, from her Victorian childhood in London to her final years farming in the Lake District.
Regarded as a standard work on Beatrix Potter's life, this work has been updated regularly to include fresh material that has come to light as interest in Beatrix Potter continues to grow.

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Brilliant reading by Patricia Routledge

In the 1990's Patricia Routledge toured in a one-woman play about the life of Beatrix Potter- "Beatrix"- to great acclaim. Later, the play was recorded for BBC Radio 4, but it is not available to buy as a cd or on Audible. However, this recording of Judy Taylor's excellent book is a wonderful alternative to the play, and being a reading rather than a dramatisation, includes far more information. Patricia Routledge's reading is perfect.
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- jen

Book Details

  • Release Date: 25-10-2012
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd