Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter was an English writer, illustrator, natural scientist, and conservationist best known for her children's books featuring animals, such as those in 'The Tale of Peter Rabbit'. Born on July 28, 1866, and passing away on December 22, 1943, Potter's work is beloved for its detailed illustrations and charming stories. She was also a pioneering conservationist in her later years, working to preserve the natural landscapes she loved in the Lake District.


This list of books are ONLY the books that have been ranked on the lists that are aggregated on this site. This is not a comprehensive list of all books by this author.

  1. 1. The Tale of Peter Rabbit

    This children's classic tells the story of a mischievous young rabbit who disobeys his mother's warning and ventures into Mr. McGregor's garden. After indulging in the garden's bountiful offerings, the young rabbit finds himself chased by Mr. McGregor, narrowly escaping capture. He eventually makes his way back home to his mother, who scolds him for his disobedience and sends him to bed without supper.

    The 693rd Greatest Book of All Time