Hoping all parents will read Beatrix Potter's Peter Rabbit stories to their little ones; it was a long time ago, but our oldest daughter's nursery was all Peter Rabbit decor. Potter's illustrations and stories are forever endearing.
Beatrix Potter had a collie named Kep. Kep worked her sheep at Hill Top Farm in the beautiful Lake District. Kep was the first and favorite of many collies on the farm. he is the collie in Jemima Puddledunk
Beatrix Potter - Bunnies in Winter Helen Beatrix Potter – English author, illustrator, mycologist and conservationist This watercolour is at the Victoria and Albert Museum, but isn't shown online. In the past they sold it on notecards.
Beatrix Potter bought Hill Top in having fallen in love with the Lake District and the surrounding area. Over the next few years she spent as much time as possible at Hill Top, gaining inspiration for her stories from the farmhouse and the local villages.