Facts about Beatrix Potter
1: Beatrix was born in 1866, that is more than 150 years ago.
2 Beatrix had numerous pets and spent holidays in Scotland. Her dog sure looks like Roy, Roy is from Scotland as well. I wonder if this is Roys great great great grand dog?
3: Beatrix lived in England around the time of your great great grandfathers and grandmothers.
~One came from Scotland to New Brunswick,
~Once came from England to Montreal,
~Once came from France and passed thru Wales on thier way to Calgary,
~One Came from Sweden and travelled to Nova Scotia,
~ One travelled from Friesland, to Poland, to the Ukraine before coming to Canada and settling in Manitoba.
4: She wrote children’s books featuring animals, such as The Tale of Peter Rabbit, which was her first book published in 1902.
5: Her books have sold more than 250 million copies.
Thats allot of books
6: A list of some of her books
The Tale of Peter Rabbit (1902)
he Tale of Squirrel Nutkin (1903)
The Tailor of Gloucester (1903)
The Tale of Benjamin Bunny (1904)
The Tale of Two Bad Mice (1904)
The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle (1905)
The Tale of the Pie and the Patty-Pan (1905)
The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher (1906)
The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit (1906)
The Story of Miss Moppet (1906)
The Tale of Tom Kitten (1907)
The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck (1908)
The Tale of Samuel Whiskers or, The Roly-Poly Pudding (1908)
The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies (1909)
The Tale of Ginger and Pickles (1909)
The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse (1910)
The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes (1911)
The Tale of Mr. Tod (1912)
The Tale of Pigling Bland (1913)
The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse (1918)
The Tale of Little Pig Robinson (1930)