Paddington - Favourite Paddington Stories by Michael Bond

Paddington - Favourite Paddington Stories

Written by Michael Bond
Illustrated by R. W. Alley
Part of the Paddington Series

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The Lovereading4Kids comment

This special edition brings together three favourite classic adventures - Paddington in the Garden, Paddington at the Carnival and Paddington and the Grand Tour. Whether he is gardening, walking along the canal, or seeing the sights of London - as always - there is never a dull moment when Paddington is around!


Paddington - Favourite Paddington Stories by Michael Bond

Three favourite stories of Paddington, the bear from Darkest Peru, brought together in one volume!


Praise for the Paddington series:

'I've always had great respect for Paddington...He is a British institution. Stephen Fry

'Michael Bond's accident-prone bear...has become one of the most enduring of children's characters.' The Bookseller

About the Author

Michael Bond

Michael Bond 13 Jan 1926 - 28 June 2017. Born in Newbury, Berkshire, England he was educated at Presentation College, Reading. During World War II Michael Bond served in both the Royal Air Force and the Middlesex Regiment of the British Army. He began writing in 1945 and sold his first short story to a magazine called London Opinion. This experience helped him decide that he wanted to be a writer.

After the first Paddington book was accepted, Michael Bond went on to write a whole series and by 1967 his books were so successful that that he was able to give up his job with the BBC in order to become a full-time writer.

In 2015, Michael was awarded a CBE for his services to children’s literature, to add to the OBE he received in 1997. Michael celebrated his 90th birthday in January 2016. He is married with two adult children and lives in London, not far from Paddington Station.

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96 pages


Michael Bond
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HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

28th August 2014




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