Describes the life and writing career of children's author Beatrix Potter, best known for her classic qThe Tale of Peter Rabbit.qA daya#39;s bread for a family of four, in a time when most workers ate a pound of bread a day, cost about a shilling. As far as books ... At one shilling, Pottera#39;s book would cost about the same amount as a daya#39;s worth of bread for a poor working family. Most of the ... Potter decided to publish the book herself. She asked ... big the book should be, how many copies to print, and what kind of paper she should use.
|Author||:||Margaret Speaker-Yuan, Kyle Zimmer|
|Publisher||:||Infobase Publishing - 2005-04|