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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A Classic Bear

User Review  - sulemae - Overstock.com

It is incumbent upon us to remind the children we know of the classics in children literature. Paddington Bear will make them laugh and help them want to read. The illustrations are so charming. This is a must read!! for all ages Read full review

Paddington Bear

User Review  - angelstar - Overstock.com

I have not give this book to my granddaughter yet as I am waiting for her to visit soon. I have the actual Paddington Bear from my son when he was a baby & kept it all these yrs. I will give them both to her so we can cuddle & read while she cuddles her new but really old Paddington Bear 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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