Paddington : The Original Story of the Bear from Peru

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The classic story of a much-loved bear - Paddington! Join Paddington and the Browns as they start their adventures at Paddington Station and relive their treasured story in this stylish book and CD set.Paddington Bear first met the Brown family at a railway station - Paddington station, in fact. He had travelled all the way from Darkest Peru with only a jar of marmalade, a suitcase and a label reading `Please look after this bear'. Without further ado, Mr and Mrs Brown promptly welcomed the adventurous bear into their family, and in honour of their meeting place they named him Paddington.The Browns soon discover that Paddington is a most unusual bear. Ordinary things - like having a bath - become quite extraordinary when a bear called Paddington is around.Now this treasured story is available as a charming picture book and CD set that even the youngest children will more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Mixed media product
  • 252 x 258 x 8mm | 222.26g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • chiefly col. ill
  • 0007256558
  • 9780007256556
  • 52,227

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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 Booksellershow more

About Michael Bond

Michael Bond was born in Newbury, Berkshire in 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 an OBE for his services to children's more

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