Robert Ingpen

Robert Ingpen

  • 4 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... MoreAlice's Adventures in Wonderland

(43 reviews) Review
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 the... MoreThe Wind in the Willows

(35 reviews) Review
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 is one ... MoreThe Secret Garden: V&A Collector's Edition

(21 reviews) Review
28th July 2016

The Nutcracker

A beautiful telling of the Nutcracker fairy tale, with exciting activities, colouring pages and a gorgeous eight-card 3D... MoreThe Nutcracker

(8 reviews) Review
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 ... MoreA Christmas Carol

(8 reviews) Review
27th May 2021

The Secret Garden

The perfect gift for a young reader. Share your beloved childhood stories with the next generation! This beautiful editi... MoreThe Secret Garden

(7 reviews) Review
15th November 2015

Treasure Island

One of the best-loved adventure stories ever written, Treas ure Island's timeless tale of pirates, lost treasure maps, m... MoreTreasure Island

(5 reviews) Review
2nd October 1997

The Owl and the Pussycat

A combination book and audio cassette of Edward Lear's classic nonsense poem.... MoreThe Owl and the Pussycat

(4 reviews) Review
5th March 2009

The Jungle Book: 130th Anniversary Edition

Rediscover the Puffin Classics collection and bring the best-loved classics to a new generation - including this 130th a... MoreThe Jungle Book: 130th Anniversary Edition

(4 reviews) Review
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