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Beatrix Potter 150 years: Five facts you might not know

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It's 150 years since the birth of British children's author Beatrix Potter.

She became famous for creating unforgettable characters including Peter Rabbit, Squirrel Nutkin and Jemima Puddle-Duck.

Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, Tom Kitten and Benjamin Bunny also featured in her books, which are loved around the world by generations.

Leah takes a look back at the author's life - and you might be surprised with some of things she found out.