A Bear Called Paddington

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HarperCollins Children's Books, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 158 pages
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To celebrate Paddington Bear's 60th birthday in 2018 the classic novel that started it all has been given a fresh new look. Paddington is now a major movie star!

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

For sixty years, Paddington Bear has touched the hearts of adults and children worldwide with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures.

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User Review  - lycomayflower - LibraryThing

The first Paddington Bear book. I had somehow never read these (or had them read to me) as a kid (though I still did know quite a lot about Paddington--the hat and the marmalade sandwiches and whatnot ... Read full review

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User Review  - valzi - LibraryThing

One of the best children's books I've read. It doesn't compete with the other bear, Pooh, but it's not similar. It's wonderful in a way all its own. Read full review

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About the author (2003)

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.

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