I have just always presumed that people always read http://www.peterrabbit.com/about-beatrix-potter/ as children (and “older” children as well) but not everyone has! Can you believe it?!
Beatrix Potter is probably known as the creator of characters such as:
I found reading through the Guardian and I found an article of “Unseen Beatrix Potter illustrations discovered in stately home” and there are some gorgeous drawings.