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“I shall tell you a story about four little rabbits whose names were Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail and Peter” — Beatrix Potter Letter

Beatrix Potter. You have no idea how I love guinea pigs.

  • Delonna Zion

    That is so cute! Two of my favorite things- Beatrix and guinea pigs. Awesome! Alisha Cottle-Parr

Beatrix Potter - Helped create children's book illustration as we know it. Combined human and animal elements realistically to provide a plausible fantasy world for her readers.

From my Beatrix Potter collection. I love anything Beatrix Potter.

Helen Beatrix Potter (28 July 1866 – 22 December 1943) was an English author, illustrator, natural scientist and conservationist best known for her imaginative children’s books featuring animals such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit which celebrated the British landscape and country life. Wikipedia

'The Tailor of Gloucester', 1903 -- Beatrix Potter. The story is about a tailor whose work on a waistcoat is finished by the grateful mice he rescues from his cat. It was based on a real world incident involving a tailor and his assistants. For years, Potter declared that of all her books, it was her personal favourite.

Beatrix Potter sewing mouse.

Beatrix Potter, a preparatory sketch for the front cover of The Tale of Jemima Puddle-duck.

helen beatrix potter "...the stitches in the button holes were so small...they looked as if they were made by little mice..."