Alfred Bestall - Author Picture

Alfred Bestall - Author

Alfred Bestall was born in Mandalay, Burma i892 and spent his early years in North Wales. He studied art at Birmingham College of Art and after the First World War, when he was sent to Flanders, went on to become an illustrator of books though is best remembered for Rupert Bear.

Bestall died on 15 January 1986, aged 93, at Wern Manor Nursing Home in Porthmadog, Wales.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Alfred Bestall

Classic Tales of Rupert
Alfred Bestall
This is a beautifully bound gift edition of two classic tales featuring the famous bear. This edition contains two classic Alfred Bestall stories: Rupert & The Mare's Nest and Rupert & The Lost Cuckoo.
Lovereading Price: £10.39 - Saving £2.60 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 05/11/2012
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Rupert A Collection of Favourite Stories
Alfred Bestall
Rupert has been a childhood favourite for over 80 years. This magnificent edition only includes stories illustrated by Alfred Edmeades Bestall, who was the most popular illustrator of the lovable bear. Produced with careful thought to every detail, this slip...
Lovereading Price: £23.99 - Saving £6.00 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/09/2007
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Loading other books by Alfred Bestall...


Author Info

Did you know

At Lovereading4kids you can download and read an Opening Extract and an online review of books by Alfred Bestall and hundreds of other authors.


We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

It has introduced my children to books we hadn’t come across before. Real children’s reviews gives a great insight into what others think to

Lorraine Woods

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

I love finding new books to read. My mummy and me look at the new ones coming out. I have written reviews of some of them!

Jessica Cobbin – age 7
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools