All is not well when Beatrix Potter returns from time away, she discovers that her attic is overrun with dozens of rat families. Even worse, a mysterious outsider plans to ruin the shoreline of Lake Windermere with a sprawl of villas. It's up to Beatrix to work with her human and animal friends to set things right.
Miss Potter's new hometown of Holly How is having its share of troubles, and three children, favorites of Beatrix, are counting on the help of the fairies of Cuckoo Brow Wood. Now, with her signature tact, Beatrix must work with her friends-human and animal-to set things right.
Susan Wittig Albert grew up on a farm in Illinois and earned her Ph.D. at the University of California at Berkeley. A former professor of English and a university administrator and vice president, she is the author of the China Bayles Mysteries, the Darling Dahlias Mysteries, and the Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter. Some of her recent titles include Widow’s Tears, Cat’s Claw, The Darling Dahlias and the Confederate Rose, and The Tale of Castle Cottage. She and her husband, Bill, coauthor a series of Victorian-Edwardian mysteries under the name Robin Paige, which includes such titles as Death at Glamis Castle and Death at Whitechapel.
A new, lighthearted series inspired by the charming children's author. (Library Journal)
Provides enchantment for fants of Beatrix Potter. (Kirkus Reviews)