"Peter Rabbit 2" director Will Gluck explains how he sought to "apologize" to fans of Beatrix Potter's beloved children's books through meta humor.
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Coin collectors can now buy a new Peter Rabbit £5 piece from the Royal Mint. It is the first time the cute Beatrix Potter character has featured on a £5 coin - having previously only been available on 50ps. The new £5 coin features Peter Rabbit and his family as...
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How Beloved Children's Author Beatrix Potter Became One of the Great Land Conservationists of the 20th Century
The anthropomorphic characters of Beatrix Potter's world have an undeniable, irresistible charm. Rendered in whimsical yet sophisticated detail and characterized by forgivable foolishness, childlike silliness, and plenty of naughtiness, Potter's depiction of English countryside wildlife appeals to children and adults alike. It seems only fitting that the origins of one of the most successful literary franchises of all time would have sprung from the imagination of a woman whose only childhood friends were her pets and who grew up to be one of the greatest conservationists of the 20th century.
Beatrix Potter 50p coins: How rare each coin is, from Flopsy Bunny to Peter Rabbit – and if they are valuable
While many versions of the 50p coin have been issued, few designs raise a smile like those released to commemorate the beloved children’s author Beatrix Potter. Various characters have been honoured over the years, with some of the coins issued in smaller mintages, which makes them more valued by collectors.
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Roald & Beatrix: The Tail of a Curious Mouse is set to be one of this year’s festive telly highlights. The one-off film tells the story of a young Roald Dahl travelling across the UK to meet his literary hero, Beatrix Potter. Starring Dawn French as Potter and nine-year-old Harry...
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Steel Beam Theatre in downtown St. Charles announces two more livestreaming benefit performances to raise funds for the 20-year-old, nonprofit theater. The series continues the successful, but abbreviated, 19th season themed “Women of Steel,” and will feature monthly events until Jan. 31. They star professional actors from the Chicago theater...