Mrs Pepperpot's Outing and Other Stories

Author(s): Alf Proysen

Children Fiction

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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A fresh cover and reissue of one of the original and classic Pepperpot compilations

The stories have that sense of magic which all the best children's stories have Independent on Sunday

Alf Proysen was born in 1914 in Norway, where he became an important figure in literature, music, television and radio. He is best remembered in the English-speaking world for his stories of Mrs Pepperpot (known as the "teaspoon lady" in his native land). The first book was released in 1956 to immediate success, and his stories have been loved by children ever since and have been translated into many different languages. He died in 1970 at the age of 56.

General Fields

  • : 9780099574101
  • : Random House
  • : Random House
  • : 0.099
  • : December 2012
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 9mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Alf Proysen
  • : Paperback
  • : NE
  • : Hilda Offen
  • : 839.82374
  • : From 6 To 9
  • : 128
  • : b&w illustrations