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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.

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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
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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
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