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Robert Ingpen

  • 5 stars across 54 books
    Robert Ingpen was born in 1936 in Geelong, Australia. He studied illustration art and book design at The Royal Melbourne Institue of Technology. In 1986 he was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for his contribution to children's literature and he has been honoured with Membership of the Order of Australia.
    A world-renowned artist and author, Ingpen has designed, illustrated and written more than one hundred books. His work includes his highly acclaimed series of illustrated children's classics, a unique achievement by one illustrator, which have now been published in many editions around the world.

    Robert now lives and works in Barwon Heads, Australia, near his hometown of Geelong.
    1st January 2017

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    Lewis Carroll's fantastical tale is an artist's dream. With the complete, unabridged text and glowing full-colour illust... More

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    3rd October 2019

    The Wind in the Willows

    'There is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.' From picnics by t... More

    (29 reviews)
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    4th May 2017

    The Secret Garden: V&A Collector's Edition

    The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett is a magical novel for adults and children alike. This new hardback i... More

    (17 reviews)
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    28th July 2016

    The Nutcracker

    A beautiful telling of the Nutcracker fairy tale, with exciting activities, colouring pages and a gorgeous eight-card ... More

    (7 reviews)
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    2nd October 1997

    The Owl and the Pussycat

    A combination book and audio cassette of Edward Lear's classic nonsense poem.... More

    (4 reviews)
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    5th October 2017

    A Christmas Carol

    This classic seasonal tale of self-discovery has become one of Charles Dickens's most famous and best-loved works. On ... More

    (4 reviews)
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    1st October 2010

    Robinson Crusoe

    (3 reviews)
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    3rd March 2016

    The Jungle Book: Mowgli's story...

    The first in a series of classic texts reimagined in the modern day. Stolen as a baby and taken in by a pack of street... More

    (2 reviews)
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    5th March 2009

    The Jungle Book

    Puffin Classics - the world's favourite stories - relaunched with exciting new covers. The Jungle Book is a cla... More

    (2 reviews)
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