A Bear Called Paddington

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HarperCollins Children's Books, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 158 pages
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"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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Review: A Bear Called Paddington (Paddington Bear #1)

User Review  - Alan - Goodreads

Paddington is, admittedly, a piece of work, and reading of his exploits often prompted me to go, "Oh no!", "Oh dear", or "You daft klutz!". But in the end, these are lovely, heartfelt stories, and ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

Listening to the audio in the car. 6/12/15 Very cute book and funny how this bear seems to get into mischief. We listened to the audio so we could go see the movie during the summer $1 movie program and compare the two.6/24/15 Read full review


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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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