Beatrix Potter

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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.
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Steel Beam Theatre of St. Charles to livestream ‘Beatrix Potter’ show

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...