visión de conjunto:Críticas The first half of this book covers the early part of Beatrix's life and the sketches photographs and paintings of not only herself but of her gifted father and brother have been included. The authors Joyce lrene Whalley and Wynne Bartlett have obviously made this a 'labour of love' producing a well researched and beautifully written tribute to Beatrix. The excellent. clearly drawn map on page 48 makes the walks which follow very easy to find 'on the ground'. There are three walks around Derwentwater. They are: Benjamin Bunny and Fawe Park . Squirrel Nutkin and Lingholm. Mrs Tiggy-Winkle and the Newlands Valley. The longest of these walks is only 3 miles and all are suitable for young children who are familiar with the tales. They are even more suitable for adults who have loved these stories since childhood! Each walk ' provides necessary information such as: I. Where to start (with map references). 2. How to get there by ... car on foot by bus or by boat. Each walk is then meticulously described with many references to the texts often quoting Beatrix's very words written as she gazed upon the same scene. The liberal sprinkling of sketches and matching photographs richly illustrate every page and can be easily matched to the landscape. This is a lovely book designed to accompany Beatrix Potter enthusiasts who will in turn be certain to enjoy a very unique experience. --The Keswick Reminder Reseña del editor A fascinating look at the beautiful Derwentwater area as Beatrix Potter depicted it in her sketches and books. Includes paintings and sketches by Beatrix Potter and photographs both old and new make this an invaluable book for visitors to the Lake District and all those who know and love Peter Rabbit and his friends. Detailed routes are included for three walks starting from Keswick so readers can explore the wonderful scenery found in the stories of Benjamin Bunny Squirrel Nutkin and Mrs Tiggie-winkle. A wealth of background information about these 'Tales' and their creator is also given.. NOTA: El libro no está en español sino en inglés. Biografía del autor Joyce Irene Whalley is the author of books and articles on early children's book illustration the history of calligraphy and Beatrix Potter. She has been associated with various Peter Rabbit exhibitions including those at the Victoria and Albert and the Tate Gallery London and in the US and Japan. Wynne Bartlett has spent a lot of time walking in the Lake District and this familiarity with the area helped her to identify many of the scenes in the Derwentwater Sketchbook of 1903 on which this book is based.