This complete history of Rupert Bear reveals the fascinating story of how one little bear became a national treasure. It begins with Rupert’s first appearance in the Daily Express newspaper and charts his journey to the present day, paying particular attention to the writers and artists who have brought him to life over the years.
In his ninetieth year, Rupert Bear is still one of the most popular characters in literature, beloved by generations of children. This book gives a unique insight into the secrets of his success. Written by Rupert insider Ian Robinson, a former Daily Express writer who worked on Rupert Bear strips himself, readers can gain an insight into how these classic stories and much-loved characters came into being.
The Rupert Companion also includes lavish illustrations from Rupert superstars such as John Harrold and Alfred Bestall. A gift book to cherish for all fans of Rupert Bear.