Giving us a glimpse into the V&A's extensive collection of Beatrix Potter's artwork, as well as rarely seen materials from international collections this stunning book explores Potter's work as a naturalist, artist-storyteller and sheep farmer, as well as her legacy in preserving the Lake District.
Showcasing Potter's creative, entrepreneurial spirit and embedding her stories within the context of her life, this book is packed with scientific observations and imaginative storytelling. Some of her best-loved characters sit alongside exquisite botanical drawings, letters to friends Lake District watercolours and rarely seen photographs, clearly identifying the places and people that inspired her.
Celebrate your passion for precision with this librarian style enamel pin. Part of our Badges of Honour range. Enamelled black and silver metal badge. Measures approx 3 cm long. Made in the UK.
An original design by The Literary Gift Company, this series is inspired by the 2013 publication A Mug's Guide to Grammar. Dishwasher and microwave safe. Fine bone china mugs.Height of each mug 8cm.Available as a set, or individually.
Relive memories of your favourite childhood books with one of Britain's most celebrated children's illustrators. This jigsaw features an ensemble cast of Quentin Blake's best loved characters including images from Mrs Armitage, Snuff, The Green Ship, Zagazoo, Mister Magnolia, Patrick, Cockatoos, Angelo, Story of the Dancing...
There's nothing better than sharing your favourite book with a friend. And nothing worse than never getting it back again! Keep track of all your lendings (and make sure that the person who's borrowed it knows who to give it back to) with this handy...