Beatrix Potter and Returning to Wonder
By Isabel Mathie, Legends Report Contributor
“I remember I used to half believe and wholly play with fairies when I was a child. What heaven can be more real than to retain the spirit-world of childhood, tempered and balanced by knowledge and common-sense?”
- Beatrix Potter
Beatrix Potter was a woman of many talents – the beautifully illustrated short stories for which she is best known (like the 'Tale of Peter Rabbit' and the 'Tale of Jemima Puddle Duck') are just one of many successes she enjoyed throughout her life.
Growing up, we all tend to lose the sense of wonder that we experienced when...