Beatrix Potter

Meeting Beatrix Potter

Sir Quentin Blake | Posted 01.09.2016 | UK Entertainment
Sir Quentin Blake

It must be about a year ago that I received the extraordinary letter from Francesca Dow, the director of Penguin/Random House children's books. It was about a story by Beatrix Potter which she had never illustrated. It was called The Tale of Kitty in Boots and included with the letter was a facsimile of the original manuscript. Would I like to illustrate it?

REVEALED: The Beatrix Potter Tale That's Just Been Found

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.01.2016 | UK Comedy

A publisher at Penguin Random House Children's was recently shocked to find a century-old transcript of a forgotten tale by acclaimed children's autho...

We Don't Remember Beatrix Potter Stories Being This Brutal...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Comedy

And today's tip of the hat - or rather, bonnet - goes to Twitter funnyperson Oonagh Keating, aka @Okeating. From Tom Kitten to Jemima Puddleduck, K...

Media Studies Or Classics? It's a No Brainer

Hilary Robinson | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Hilary Robinson

Shakespeare once said "the education of circumstance is superior to that of tuition" and so when I am asked, as if often the case, about the perception and relevance of media studies compared with traditional subjects, I remain ambivalent.

Top Tips For Writing and Selling Your Book

Hilary Robinson | Posted 02.09.2012 | Home
Hilary Robinson

I could wax lyrical about the inner book and all that but hardly a day goes by when someone tells me how much they would like to write a book. Well, in many respects, it's never been easier to publish your own.

Sports day And Beatrix Potter Backstage At Preen

MyDaily | Posted 14.04.2012 | UK Style

This season Beatrix Potter's botanical sketches were an unlikely source of inspiration for Preen designers Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi, and when...