A Bear Called Paddington by Michael BondA Bear Called Paddington by Michael Bond

A Bear Called Paddington

byMichael Bond

Paperback | July 24, 2018

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To celebrate Paddington Bear's 60th birthday in 2018 this hilarious classic novel from master storyteller Michael Bond has been given a fresh new look. Paddington is now a major movie star!"A bear on Paddington Station?" said Mrs Brown in amazement. "Don't be silly - there can't be."Paddington Bear had travelled all the way from Darkest Peru when the Brown family first met him on Paddington station. Since then their lives have never been quite the same. for ordinary things become quite extraordinary when a bear called Paddington is involved.For nearly sixty years, Paddington Bear has touched the hearts of adults and children worldwide with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures.
Michael Bond was born in Newbury, Berkshire on 13 January 1926 and educated at Presentation College, Reading. He served in the Royal Air Force and the British Army before working as a cameraman for BBC TV for 19 years. In 2015, Michael was awarded a CBE for his services to children's literature, to add to the OBE he received in 1997. M...
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Title:A Bear Called PaddingtonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pagesPublished:July 24, 2018Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0007174160

ISBN - 13:9780007174164

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from My son loves Paddington! My son loves listening to stories about Paddington. He has already listened to this book twice! We love Paddington.
Date published: 2017-11-11
Rated 2 out of 5 by from A Little Ho-hum I grew up on the cartoon Paddington and decided that I would probably also love the book. This was not the case. Paddington's antics were really rather boring and dry. For me Winnie The Pooh remains THE stuffed bear.
Date published: 2017-07-09

Editorial Reviews

Praise for the Paddington series:'I've always had great respect for Paddington. He is a British institution.' Stephen Fry'Paddington has joined Pooh as one of the great bears of English children's literature.' The Teacher'Michael Bond's accident-prone bear.has become one of the most enduring of children's characters.' The BooksellerPraise for Paddington's Finest Hour:".a delight throughout." Financial TimesPraise for Love From Paddington:".a jolly ride through the best of the Paddington tales" The Times".a delightful collection." Sunday Express