Little Old Mrs Pepperpot

Little Old Mrs Pepperpot

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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.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 112 pages
  • 129.54 x 180.34 x 15.24mm | 158.76g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Hutchinson
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • ill
  • 085754005X
  • 9780857540058
  • 275,572

About Alf Proysen

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.show more

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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.show more

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CLASSICS TO TREASURE 'A nursery classic' Observer 'The Mrs Pepperpot stories have that sense of magic which all the best children's stories have' Independentshow more

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