Paddington Marches On

Paperback | September 1, 1998

byMichael Bond

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"I've never known such a bear for smelling things out," said Mrs Bird.

Paddington's sharp nose and his talent for getting into difficulties lead him to an orange marmalade tasting party. His enthusiasm lands him in a barrel of marmalade, causing an avalanche in the warehouse. And, one morning, he sniffs out a surprise for himself and discovers that he is about to embark on the greatest adventure of his life.

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Small and philosophical with a penchant for marmalade that puts Winnie-the-Pooh's passion for honey to shame, Paddington Bear has his own brand of teddy-bear charm. An enduring, childish character that learns all his life lessons through mishaps, Paddington nonetheless has the devoted affection of his foster family, the Browns. In this...

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"I've never known such a bear for smelling things out," said Mrs Bird.Paddington's sharp nose and his talent for getting into difficulties lead him to an orange marmalade tasting party. His enthusiasm lands him in a barrel of marmalade, causing an avalanche in the warehouse. And, one morning, he sniffs out a surprise for himself and di...

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 1997 he was awarded the OBE for his services to children's literature.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 7.8 × 5 × 0.37 inPublished:September 1, 1998Publisher:Harpercollins (uk)Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0006753620

ISBN - 13:9780006753629

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

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Small and philosophical with a penchant for marmalade that puts Winnie-the-Pooh's passion for honey to shame, Paddington Bear has his own brand of teddy-bear charm. An enduring, childish character that learns all his life lessons through mishaps, Paddington nonetheless has the devoted affection of his foster family, the Browns. In this volume of seven stories featuring Peggy Fortnum's original illustrations, Michael Bond's pen reveals what can happen to a bear from Darkest Peru when he comes into contact with cricket matches, paper-tearing tricks and a marmalade-tasting party! This edition of Paddington Marches On features a cover by popular illustrator R.W. Alley.