[tps_header]Beatrix Potter was an English writer, illustrator, natural scientist, and conservationist best known for her children’s books featuring animals, such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit. The 24 Tales are a classic in many people’s childhood. The fact that at the time Beatrix insisted on having colored images in all her books at an accessible price, made possible for thousands of children to dream and to fall in love with the characters. [/tps_header]
There are many heroes in Beatrix’s stories and you can find many of them in this garden. This is the typical kind of drawing made by Potter. Her talent was undeniable and still inspires many children and adults. The Royal Mint is bolstering the coin collection it issued last year to mark the 150th anniversary of the author’s birth with a special UK release featuring Peter Rabbit followed by Benjamin Bunny, Tom Kitten and Jeremy Fisher.