Paddington
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Paddington

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Description

For more than five decades, stories of Paddington Bear have delighted children all over the world. The classic story of the bear from Darkest Peru who arrived at Paddington Station with nothing but a suitcase, a half-empty jar of marmalade and a label that read, `Please look after this bear. Thank you.' Mr and Mrs Brown discovered him, named him Paddington and welcomed him to their home, where he has lived ever since.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 256.54 x 259.08 x 5.08mm | 181.44g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • HarperCollins
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Rev. ed.
  • 32 colour illustrations
  • 0007236336
  • 9780007236336
  • 442

Review quote

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 Booksellershow more

About Michael Bond

On Christmas Eve, 1956, Michael Bond bought a small toy bear for his wife and they named it 'Paddington' as they were living near Paddington station. In 1958, A Bear Called Paddington was published with many more stories to follow. Michael still lives in London. In 1997 he was awarded the OBE for his services to children's literatureshow more

Review Text

From his early days in Darkest Peru to his first adventures in england, Paddington Bear's memories...show more

Rating details

1,108 ratings
4.2 out of 5 stars
5 44% (485)
4 36% (403)
3 17% (193)
2 2% (21)
1 1% (6)
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