This is a beautifully bound gift edition of these classic tales of the famous bear. This beautiful book contains two classic Alfred Bestall stories: Rupert & The Mare's Nest and Rupert & The Lost Cuckoo. Rupert and the Mare's Nest - What's a Mare's nest? Rupert asks his father when he reads the words in a book. They don't exist, says Mr. Bear - but Rupert is determined to find one, and his search takes him to many exciting places! Rupert & The Lost Cuckoo - The cuckoo is one of the busiest birds in Nutwood Village, and how Rupert misses its cheery voice! After a long search he discovers why is has vanished from its usual home.