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A Bear Called Paddington (#1)

A Bear Called Paddington (#1)

Author: Michael Bond
Series: Paddington
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Description

"A bear on Paddington Station?" said Mrs Brown in amazement. "Don't be silly -- there can't be."


The Browns first met Paddington on 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 his hat.


The Browns soon find that Paddington is a very unusual bear. Ordinary things -- like having a bath, travelling underground or going to the seaside become quite extraordinary, if a bear called Paddington is involved.

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The original story of the bear from Darkest Peru

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

Author description

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.

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General Fields

  • : 9780007174164
  • : Gardners Books
  • : Gardners Books
  • : September 2003
  • : 197mm X 130mm X 12mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2005
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : FIC
  • : English
  • : Peggy Fortnum
  • : 1003
  • : Paperback
  • : Michael Bond
  • : Colour
  • : 158
  • : From 4 To 7