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Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943


Peter Rabbit Homepage

While undoubtedly created with commercial purposes in mind, this attractive online home of Beatrix Potter's much-loved bunny offers plenty of free content for young and young-at-heart users. These include examples of Potter's art and a brief biography, video and audio clips, online games, electronic greeting cards, and news of related exhibitions and events.
Science Friday: The Scientific Tale of Author Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter is famous for her Peter Rabbit tales and their accompanying illustrations, which brought the characters of Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-Tail, and, of course, Peter Rabbit, to life. What fans of the famous children's book series may not realize is that Potter was also a scientific illustrator and a collector with a passion for studying the natural world. This segment from the November 24,...