Paddington Takes the Air by Michael BondPaddington Takes the Air by Michael Bond

Paddington Takes the Air

byMichael Bond


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Original adventures of the classic bear from Darkest Peru, soon to be a major movie star!

"I do wish I could see into Paddington's mind," said Mrs Brown, "I know something's going on. I can recognize the signs."

And there is plenty of cause for concern when Paddington takes an interest in detective work. Not to mention sewing and ballroom dancing!

Paddington Bear has touched the hearts of adults and children worldwide with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures for more than fifty years.

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.
Title:Paddington Takes the AirFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 7.8 × 5.1 × 0.5 inPublisher:Harpercollins (uk)Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0006753795

ISBN - 13:9780006753797

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12


From Our Editors

Oh, dear! Paddington Bear hasn’t managed to make a very good impression on Mr. Cheeseman, who made it plain he wishes he’d never heard of St. Christopher’s School -- and Paddington in particular! Then poor Paddington gets into more trouble when he helpfully tries to tailors Mr. Curry’s trousers. Revisit England’s favourite bear in Paddington Takes the Air, with these adventures and more.

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 Bookseller