Paddington Races Ahead by Michael Bond

Paddington Races Ahead

byMichael Bond

Paperback | April 22, 2013

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Paddington - the beloved, classic bear from Darkest Peru - is back in this fantastically funny, brand new, illustrated novel from master storyteller Michael Bond!

"My legs are a bit short for the pole vault!" repeated Paddington hotly. "But they've always been that way."

Somehow Paddington Bear always manages to find himself in unusual situations. So it is no surprise when he gets into a spot of bother with some shaving cream, causes a London bus to be evacuated, and is mistaken for a famous Peruvian hurdler by a film crew. There's never a dull moment when a certain bear is around!

Paddington Bear has been delighting adults and children alike with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures for over fifty years.

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MICHAEL BONDwas born in Newbury, Berkshire on 13 January 1926 and attended 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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Title:Paddington Races AheadFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 7.88 × 5.13 × 0.53 inPublished:April 22, 2013Publisher:Harpercollins (uk)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0007458851

ISBN - 13:9780007458851

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"If your holiday plans include a trip to the capital, a guidebook is a must-have and Paddington's Guide to London does the job perfectly.As well as packing in all the landmarks, he even manages to track down the marmalade in Fortnum & Mason." -Sunday ExpressPraise for Paddington Bear:"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 Bookseller