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A Bear Called Paddington

Author: Michael Bond   Series: Paddington

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65th Anniversary gift edition of the original funny classic novel for children, with colour illustrations throughout

Unabridged and illustrated in glorious full-colour throughout, this exquisite gift edition of the original story of everyone’s favourite bear, Paddington, is truly to be treasured! Paddington is now a major movie star.

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65th Anniversary gift edition of the original funny classic novel for children, with colour illustrations throughout

Unabridged and illustrated in glorious full-colour throughout, this exquisite gift edition of the original story of everyone’s favourite bear, Paddington, is truly to be treasured! Paddington is now a major movie star.

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“A bear? On Paddington station?” Mrs Brown looked at her husband in amazement. “Don’t be silly, Henry. 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.

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Critic 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

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About the Author

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.Peggy Fortnum was born in 1919 in Harrow, England, the youngest of six children. She graduated from the Central School of Art in London after the war interrupted her studies at Tunbridge Wells Art School, then worked as an art teacher, painter and textile designer before becoming a full-time book illustrator.

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Product Details

Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers | HarperCollins
Published
4th October 2023
Pages
144
ISBN
9780008589035

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