Alf Proysen - Author Picture

Alf Proysen - Author

Alf Proysen was born in Norway in 1914. The Mrs Pepperpot books first appeared in the 1950s and were an immediate success. They have been loved by children ever since and have been translated into many different languages. Hilda Offen is a well-known picture book illustrator, who won the Smarties Prize in 1992 for Nice Work, Little Wolf. Since then she has illustrated many picture books, including Fred and Ted's Treasure Hunt. She lives in Brighton.

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The Adventures of Mrs Pepperpot
Alf Proysen - illustrated by Hilda Offen
Chosen by November 2011 Guest Editor, Steve Cole: "I loved the fun fantasy of plucky Mrs Pepperpot, who never knew when she would inconveniently shrink to the size of a… well, pepperpot. (It's a good job she didn't marry Mr...
Lovereading Price: £6.39 - Saving £1.60 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 27/05/2010
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