Classic Tales of Rupert by Alfred Bestall

Classic Tales of Rupert

Written by Alfred Bestall

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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.


Classic Tales of Rupert by Alfred Bestall

Rupert and the Mare's Nest - What's a Mare's nest? Rupert asks his father when he reads the words in a book. They don't exist, says Mr. Bear - but Rupert is determined to find one, and his search takes him to many exciting places! Rupert & The Lost Cuckoo - The cuckoo is one of the busiest birds in Nutwood Village, and how Rupert misses its cheery voice! After a long search he discovers why is has vanished from its usual home.

Launch titles in the Heritage Collection from Egmont include:

Classic Tales of Rupert by Alfred Bestall

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The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

101 Dalmatians by Dodie Smith

About the 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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Egmont Heritage an imprint of Egmont Childrens Books

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5th November 2012




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