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.


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

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

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

I love lovereading4kids because I’ve read amazing books I would never have picked up, and its opened doors to new genre’s I now love.

Harriet Cunningham

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools