A Bear Called Paddington

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Collins, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 158 pages
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Paddington, the most endearing bear from Darkest Peru, first charmed American audiences forty years ago. Now a new generation will surely be won over by Paddington's particular brand of preposterous humor and gentle satire. The Browns first meet Paddington on a railway platform in London. He is sitting on a battered suitcase, wearing an odd-looking hat and a sign around his neck that reads, "Please look after this bear. Thank you." And that is just what they do, unaware that home will never be the same once Paddington becomes a member of the family. For an earnest, gentle, and well-meaning bear, poor Paddington has an absolute talent for getting into trouble.

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Review: A Bear Called Paddington: An Omnibus Including: A Bear Called Paddington, More About Paddington, Paddington Helps Out, Paddington at Large, Paddington Marches On (Paddington Bear #1-3 & 5-6)

User Review  - Jade Webber - Goodreads

Oh Paddington, I have loved thee since I was just a babe. These are wonderful stories for children and they are read aloud by Stephen Fry with wit and love. Read full review

Review: A Bear Called Paddington (Paddington Bear #1)

User Review  - Stephanie Montgomery - Goodreads

Ahhhhh......childhood! Read full review

Contents

Please Look After This Bear
7
A Bear in Hot Water
25
Paddington Goes Underground
44
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

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 childrene(tm)s literature.

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