Mrs. Pepperpot's Outing by Alf Proysen


Mrs. Pepperpot's Outing by Alf Proysen

A day out in the countryside is never an ordinary outing if Mrs Pepperpot's involved. First, she has to be rescued from a mountain of ice cream by an abandoned kitten. Then she has to use her wits to outsmart a crafty fox and rescue a puppy from the circus. In fact she shrinks five times - and Mr Pepperpot hardly notices a thing! A compilation of four fantastic short stories including: Mrs Pepperpot's Outing ; Mrs Pepperpot Has a Visitor From America ; Gapy Gob Gets a Letter From the King ; and, Mrs Pepperpot and the Budgerigar .

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About the 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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128 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Publication date

7th January 1988



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