Little Old Mrs Pepperpot and Other Stories

Author(s): Alf Proysen

Kids' Classics (fairy tales, poetry etc)

Whoever heard of an old woman becoming queen of the crows? Or riding through the snow on the back of a cat? Or tricking a mouse into cleaning her house? Well, with the amazing Mrs Pepperpot, anything can happen - and usually does - especially when she can shrink to a few inches high without a moment's notice! But being so small can have its advantages, especially when it means you can also talk to the animals ...These classic stories about the much-loved Mrs Pepperpot hold a timeless magic for young children everywhere.


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A much-loved children's classic, now available in a beautifully presented hardback edition

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

  • : 9780857540058
  • : Random House Children's Books
  • : Hutchinson
  • : November 2011
  • : 184mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Alf Proysen
  • : Hardback
  • : Bjorn Berg
  • : 839.82374
  • : 112
  • : ill