Yours Sincerely, Beatrix Potter Letters and Librarians
11/16/2012 - 11/17/2012 - 12:00 AM
This symposium, which coincides with the Morgan’s exhibition Beatrix Potter: The Picture Letters, will address the important role Potter’s letters to children played in the development of her stories, including The Tale of Peter Rabbit and other books notable for their playful wit, simple charm, and exquisite illustrations. Cosponsored by The Beatrix Potter Society.
Friday, November 16, 6:30 pm
Friends Indeed: Beatrix Potter and the New York Public Library’s Anne Carroll Moore
Leonard Marcus, children’s literature historian
Saturday, November 17, 11 am–3:30 pm
Picture Letters for Real Children
John Bidwell, Astor Curator and Department Head, Printed Books and Bindings, The Morgan Library & Museum
Beatrix Potter’s Letters to Children
Judy Taylor, former chairman of The Beatrix Potter Society, publisher, biographer
The Secret Success of Peter Rabbit
Emma Laws, Frederick Warne Curator of Children’s Literature, Victoria and Albert Museum
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