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Rabbits Were Her Best Friends

Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature by Linda Lear

Reviewed by Marjorie Kehe
Christian Science Monitor

"If there ever was an unlikely candidate for a biopic and 'celebrity of the month' treatment, it would be Beatrix Potter. The revered children's author and illustrator lived a quiet, estimable life, far removed from the drama so often associated with literary biography. Until her mid-40s Potter was a spinster and dutiful Victorian daughter. In her 20s and 30s, while her peers were either obsessing over the search for a husband or engaging in romantic high jinks, she immersed herself in the study of geology and paleontology, fretting mostly about the correctness of her sketches of fossils and fungi...." Read the entire Christian Science Monitor review.

One Response to "Rabbits Were Her Best Friends"

    bunny pets October 13th, 2010 at 6:36 am

    Great post. Thanks!
    Rabbits may be thought of as one of the exotic pets but are actually very easy to keep. They are very low maintenance animals making them similar to cats in the amount of care needed. They are very enjoyable to watch and play with. Rabbits are very social animals, if you decide to have a rabbit as a pet, make sure to set aside daily time to play with them. Rabbits that aren’t shown attention and loved may become depressed.

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