Beatrix Potter is the illustrator that brought you the soft and realistic drawings of “Peter Rabbit”. If you visit this site, you can see where it all began. The site allows you to look at Beatrix Potter’s sketches as a young child and see them progress as she grows older.
* Simpkin in "The Tailor of Gloucester" a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter, privately printed by the author in 1902, and published in a trade edition by Frederick Warne Co. in October 1903. The story is about a tailor whose work on a waistcoat is finished by the grateful mice he rescues from his cat and 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