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Published 9th August 2018
The Rupert Annual 2018 (The Annual for 2019). Most importantly this is the New Annual No.83 in the series.
In this years's Annual, rupert yet again has many more wonderful adventures. These feature the Sugar Birds, a lost locket and even flavoured rain!
A brand new story, written and illustrated by Stuart Trotter titled, Rupert and the May Queen.
Rupert and Bill and the Treetops, Rupert and the Sugar Bird, Rupert and the Turnips and Rupert and the Coral Island, illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Rupert and the Flavours, illustrated by Alex Cubie.
Rupert and the Christmas Tree, illustrated by John Harrold.
A treat for young and old as always including staple Rupert annual favourite activities.
Published 15th August 2018
Another quality production with the image being taken from the 1986 Rupert Annual. Not useable until 2019 of course - but that does not stop you opening and having a look though it. (unless it's a gift!)
Limited stock again this year - please don't allow yourselves to be sad as you don't have one!
Postage - UK £2.90, Europe £4.00 and Rest of the World £5.95
Published end of July 2017
Postage charges apply for overseas. Europe £5.50 Rest of the world £8.75
Available August 2017
This year's offering from Flametree Publishing. Another quality production with the image being taken from the 1975 Rupert Annual. Not useable until 2018 of course! Limited stock again this year - please don't allow yourselves to be sad as you don't have one!
Postage - UK £2.08, Europe £3.70 and Rest of the World £5.80.
Classified as "Out Of Print"
This is the 81st Rupert annual, also known as the 2017 Annual.
This year's offering, which retains it's revived 120 page chunky format of last year, contains the new story of Rupert and the Green Man written and illustrated by Stuart Trotter. The Green Man is a mythical but kindly chap who wants to help the chums gather autumn produce for the Nutwood Autumn Fete. He however has a mischevious friend ... Conker...who is up to no good!
A lovely edition worthy of any collection and a treat for any Rupert Fan - new or old. Packed as always with lots of fun for all ages, this will be supplied as soon as it is released by the publisher.
Story Contents are:
Rupert and the Iceberg, Rupert and the Garden Mystery, Rupert and the Fiddler, Rupert and the Green Man (new) Rupert and the Gremlins and Rupert and the Snowball.
Overseas Postage - Europe £5.50 Rest of the world £8.75
Published August 2016
This year's wonderful offering from Flametree Publishing. Yet another quality production with the image being taken from the 1978 Rupert Annual. Not useable until 2017 of course! Limited stock again this year - please don't allow yourselves to be sad as you don't have one!
Click on the magnifying glass on the picture for larger and/or extra pictures.
Published August 2015
Just a few left!!!
Sadly there will NOT be a 2018 Dairy
A superb new Desk Diary for 2016 from our good friends at Flametree, producers of the Calendar and Advent Calendar. As with those other items the quality of this diary is superb. Full of lovely Rupert images and set out in a week per view style. This year sees the Annual image of the 1950 Annual.
The Diary measures approximately 7 x 9 inches (193 x 230mm) and weighs over 0.5kg - A new size by popular demand. You won't lose this one with even more room to write those important appointments! A great stocking filler for Christmas, birthday gift or a treat for yourself.
Diaries sell very quickly and there will be no reprints. We have reduced stock this year so please do not leave it to last minute. I don't want any sad Ruperteers!
UK postage £2.08, Europe £5.50 and Rest of the World £8.75
Published and In Stock - Orders taken now
Classfied Out of Print
The 80th Annual for our favourite bear! In this year's annual Rupert discovers a pirate shipwreck, and a chest that contains a valuable treasure, Can he return the treasure to it's rightful owner?
This year's offering by popular demand is 50 pages bigger than the previous handful of years, virtually returning it's time old and favoured size. Much better value indeed! A consequence is a price increase, the first in many years. Still superb value for fans of Rupert.
Rupert And The Mulp Gulper by John Harrold
Rupert and the Coral Crown by Stuart Trotter
Spot the Difference based on Rupert and the Coral Crown
Rupert and the Noisy Firework by John Harrold
Rupert's Baby Origami
Rupert's Country Ramble Game
Rupert and the Carved Stick by Alfred Bestall
Rupert and Santa Paws by Jennifer Kisler
Freddy the Fox Origami
Rupert and the Christmas Box by John Harrold
Overseas postage - Europe £5.50 and Rest of the world £8.75.
Sold Out - Out of Print
Despite incorrect information already being passed around, there are no fewer annuals being printed this yeat than the last few years. The print run remains the same. In saying that, it will again sell out and will go "Out Of Print" as the past few years have. Please do not let yourself be disappointed. There is no formula as to how popular an annual will be.
A new story of Rupert and Snowflake by Stuart Trotter is a welcome addition to what has now become a standard "compilation" annual. A new cover and endapapers make this a lovely edition for all lovers of Rupert.
Contents are as follows:
Rupert and the Boffit - Bestall
Rupert and the Ocean Office - Cubie
Rupert and the Nut Hatch - Harrold
Rupert's Horsehead Paperfold
Rupert and Snowflake - Trotter
Game based on Rupert And Snowflake
Postage Europe £5.50 and Rest of the World £8.75
Issued 2010! What a super idea. Perfect for any Rupert fan.
Postage - UK £2.08, Europe £3.50 and Rest of the World £4.95
Issued in 2011! An even better idea. Perfect for any Rupert fan.
Sorry - Sold Out & Out Of Production
Now a Collectors Item!
Issued in 2012! Sublime! - now you have to choose!. Perfect for any Rupert fan.
Orders taken now - In stock
To be release August 2014! Wonderful. Perfect for any Rupert fan. Image is the 1951 Annual. Sticker behind every window!
Released August 2015 and available
To be released August 2015! Wonderful. Perfect for any Rupert fan. Image is the 1967 Annual. Sticker behind every window!
Exclusive to The Classic Rupert Bear Shop
For the first time since the 1980's, a properly licensed, approved and "legal" Rupert Mug! Now there is something to be proud of! A bone china mug that is designed "TO BE USED" - Are you Ruperteers paying attention?! It may well become a collectable at some point, however we have taken this partictular route because for so many years there has not been anything affordable in the world of Rupert Bear merchandise than can actually be used without the fear of destroying a valuable potential heirloom.
Featuring Rupert, Algy Pug, Edward Trunk, Bill Badger and Podgy Pig, this mug is here for the long haul. Break it and you can replace it without taking a second mortgage. Use it every day and put it in the dishwasher if you like. A perfect gift for anyone that likes Rupert Bear - A gift for anytime and any occasion or even "Just because".
Please click of the magnifying glass to see the picture that wraps around the mug.
Calling All Rupert Fans!!!
This was the very first piece of Official Rupert Merchandise licensed by Rupert's then Owners - Entertainment Rights Plc., and as such will surely become one of the collectable and sought after pieces of Rupert memorabilia. Ownership of the Rupert Brand has since changed to Classic Media Distribution Ltd.
This stunning piece is made from a mix of Merino Wool and Cashmere and is of the highest quality. It will last for years - if treated properly. Measuring 180cm long and 28cm wide, (that's about 6ft x 1 ft for those us that who can't cope with metric units), this is a 'One Size Fits All'. Each scarf carries an 'Official' label -yellow and black stating it's authenticity as Rupert Bear ÔÓ Classic Media/Express Newspapers 2011. It is 'Dry clean only'.
Click on the magnifying glass by the picture to see who in picture 2 loves HIS Rupert scarf!
No monies are taken from your account until the point of despatch. Due to the nature of this item, and the chance that it may be lost or stolen during delivery, it has been decided that all orders are upgraded and there are higher delivery costs.
For UK customers - your order is sent First Class Recorded Delivery (£2.75)
For our overseas customers, airmail postage is extra. Therefore, for Europe, there is an additional cost of £7.00 inc VAT and Rest of the World £9.65 for registered and insured delivery by Airmail. Surface mail is not available for this item.
New for 2010 - In Stock
Our friends at Flametree, the manufacturers of the Rupert Calendar and Advent Calendar, have made us this super, very sturdy wired bound notebook, featuring yours truly on the cover. The image is taken from the 1948 annual and the notebook contains 160 pages. Like any wired bound notebooks, the pages can be torn out without wrecking the rest of the book. A super gift item, stocking filler or for everyday use.
Postage charges apply. This is a weighty item that weighs 400g each. We apologise that Rest of the world airmail is expensive against the purchase price - there is nothing we can do about that.
For Collectors In Stock
A superb new Desk Diary for 2015 from our good friends at Flametree, producers of the Calendar and Advent Calendar. As with those other items the quality of this diary is superb. Full of lovely Rupert images and set out in a week per view style. This year sees the Annual image.
Diaries sell very quickly and there will be no reprints. Please do not leave it to last minute. I don't want any sad Ruperteers!
Published August 2014 - In stock
A brand new product for this year — although it is actually useable in 2015! A superbly produced high quality Rupert calendar, showing a different annual cover or Rupert picture for each month. Decent size day squares to write those important memos in. A cracking stocking filler, birthday gift or present to yourself. Stock is limited so please order early. This years cover image the 1958 Rupert Annual.
Limited Edition of 500
This is the second wonderful item from Wade Collectables. Limited to an edition size of 500, this super Rupert Head money box is bound to be a hit. We have been able to secure only a small proportion of this edition, so please leave it become disappointed!
Standing between 4 to 5 inches tall, Rupert has a slot in the back of his head to pop some cash, and a bung on the bottom to take it out again! Perfect for little savers or big savers alike.
Uk postage £2.75 Europe £4.30 and Rest of the world £7.60
Postage UK £2.75, Europe standard airmail £3.20 and Rest Of The World £4.50
Limited Edition of 75 Only
Standing only 2½” tall. Rupert comes boxed and with certificate of authenticity. Limited edition restricted to 75 pieces only. Now that is not many and that is a proper Limited Edition. We have only managed to get our hands on a handful! First come as they say!
Limited Edition of 2000
New in 2008 from Wade Collectables, this delightful set of Rupert and friends Whimsies. Limited to 2000 editions, these sets have proved highly successful indeed. They are virtually sold out already to Rupert fans and Wade Whimsie collectors alike.
As is normal with this product, they are very small. Measuring only 4cm tall (That is 1.5 inches for those still working in old money), please be ultra careful around little Ruperteers, as they are easy to pop in the mouth! Bill's ears are so fine, Wade have left them joined with on the back of his head, so as to prevent them snapping off.
You are unlikely to find these in any shops, and although they are new, stock is already extemely limited.
Postage UK £1.95, Europe £2.45 and Rest of the World £3.65
This is a beautifully bound gift edition of these classic tales of our most favourite bear. This book contains two classic Alfred Bestall stories: "Rupert & The Mare's Nest" and "Rupert & The Lost Cuckoo".
Just published by Egmont this is a super edition for any Rupert fan, and a superb introduction to the world of Rupert for any young budding Ruperteer.
Postage uk £2.00 , Europe £5.43 (both plus vat) and Rest of the World £6.75
NEW RELEASE — JULY 2009
Delivery will be made by Royal Mail/Royal Mail Airmail.
The charges are £2.00 UK, £5.43 Europe and £8.75 Rest of the world.
Delivery will be made by Royal Mail/Royal Mail Airmail. The charges are £2.00 UK, £5.43 Europe and £8.75 Rest of the world.
This is Book 4 in the series. It is numbered as such on the spine.
This is Book 3 in the series. It is numbered as such on the spine.
This is possibly one of most readily recognised pieces of music written by Sir Paul McCartney. 'We All Stand Together' was the main feature of the animated featurette, 'Rupert and the Frog Chorus' first screened in 1984. It's popularity was such that it made No. 3 in the Uk Charts and the song was released in a number of formats including picture and even laser discs.
This sheet music is for Piano, Vocal and Guitar and it is not really that difficult to play. We found it available in print after 29 years! We have secured a quantity of them just for those budding musicians out there and for those who like a good sing along as well. A nice piece of collectable memorabilia as well, for those who can't tinkle the ivories!
**Sorry sold out**
Out of print
This is Book 2 in the series. It is numbered as such on the spine.
Sorry Out Of Print
Some of the most endearing Rupert stories from the 1940s to the 1990s are brought together in these themed volumes. Each volume focuses on one of the many elements of stories - including friendship, adventure, nature and magic - that have made Rupert so popular for the last eighty years. "Rupert Albums" feature classic artwork by Alfred Bestall ("Friends of Rupert", "The World of Rupert" and "The Magic of Rupert") and John Harrold ("Adventures of Rupert"). New editions are "Fun with Rupert" and "A year with Rupert", both featuring the work of Alfred Bestall.
Orders taken now - In Stock
A new Diary from our good friends at Flametree, producers of the Calendar and Advent Calendar. As with those other items the quality of this diary is superb. Full of lovely Rupert images and set out in a week per view style.
The Diary measures 16.5cm by 13cm,(a bit smaller than half a piece of paper that you would put through a printer!), and will fit in your handbag if you are a lady or manbag if you have such a thing. A great stocking filler for Christmas, birthday gift or a treat for yourself.
UK postage £1.00, Europe £2.82 and Rest of the World £3.96
For Collectors - In stock.
A brand new product for this year — although it is actually useable in 2013! A superbly produced high quality Rupert calendar, showing a different annual cover or Rupert picture for each month. Decent size day squares to write those important memos in. A cracking stocking filler, birthday gift or present to yourself. Stock is limited so please order early.
Postage - UK £2.08, Europe £3.50 and Rest of the World £5.80.
The open edition prints are superb reproductions of John Harrold's Art. A perfect gift for any Rupert fan or collector of Rupert memorabilia. The prints measure 11ins x 14ins.