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A Bear Called Paddington Gift edition

A Bear Called Paddington Gift edition

Author: Michael Bond
Series: Paddington
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Description

Unabridged and illustrated in glorious full-colour throughout, this exquisite gift edition of the original story of Paddington, the classic bear from Darkest Peru, is truly to be treasured! "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.

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 attended 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.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780007528622
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • : September 2013
  • : 209mm X 157mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Michael Bond
  • : Hardback
  • : Gift ed
  • : 823.914
  • : 144