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The Rupert Annual 2025

By Rupert Bear and Farshore

This year Rupert embarks on a hot-air balloon adventure, battles a Pine Ogre, helps a cuckoo clock and has lots of fun with his friends.

Enjoy a brand-new story ‘Rupert and the Truffle Trouble’ illustrated by Stuart Trotter and a selection of new activities, alongside some familiar favourites.

Farshore are the #1 annuals publisher in the UK (Bookscan TCM 2023)

The stories included are:

Rupert and Forest Fire

Rupert and the Pine Ogre

Rupert and the Falling Leaf

Rupert and the Pharaoh’s Treasure

Rupert and the Cuckoo Clock

Format: Hardback
Ageband: from 7
Release Date: 01 Aug 2024
Pages: 120
ISBN: 978-0-00-861692-2
Price: £11.99 (Export Price) , £11.99, €None
Alfred Bestall was born in Burma in 1892. He served in the First World War and on returning became an illustrator for books and magazines. In 1935 he began writing and illustrating ‘Rupert’ stories for the Daily Express, which he did for 30 years, creating in the process perhaps the best-loved incarnation of the famous bear.John Harrold was born in Glasgow in 1947 and studied drawing and painting at the Glasgow School of Art. In 1973 he was asked to illustrate \"Lots of Fun to Cook with Rupert\", and this led to the Daily Express asking him to draw some Rupert strips for the newspaper. John worked as the official Rupert artist for over 30 years.Stuart Trotter is an experienced children\'s illustrator/storyteller. He has been the official Rupert artist since 2008.