Paddington Abroad
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Paddington Abroad

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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!


Paddington is in charge of the "EYETINNERY" and, as Mrs Bird mutters darkly, "There's no knowing where we might end up." But Paddington is planning some very good holiday `doings' indeed for the Browns. And he even becomes the only bear ever to ride in the famous Tour de France bicycle race!


For nearly sixty years, Paddington Bear has touched the hearts of adults and children worldwide with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 11mm | 140g
  • HarperCollins
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • edition
  • colour illustrations
  • 0006753450
  • 9780006753452
  • 103,041

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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


Praise for Paddington's Finest Hour:


"...a delight throughout..." Financial Times


Praise for Love From Paddington:


"...a jolly ride through the best of the Paddington tales" The Times


"...a delightful collection..." Sunday Express
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About Michael Bond

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. Michael died in 2017, leaving behind one of the great literary legacies of our time.
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Rating details

1,162 ratings
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4 39% (449)
3 18% (213)
2 2% (24)
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