A Paddington Collection by Michael Bond
  

A Paddington Collection

Written by Michael Bond

7+ readers   5+ readers   Paddington   

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Four charming Paddington stories collected for the first time on CD, read by Stephen Fry and Jim Broadbent.

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Synopsis

A Paddington Collection by Michael Bond

Paddington Bear has been delighting adults and children alike with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures for over fifty years. This collection contains A Bear Called Paddington, More About Paddington, Paddington Here and Now, and Paddington Races Ahead.

Reviews

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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Book Info

Format

CD-Audio
Running Time: 644 minutes

Author

Michael Bond
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Author's Website

www.paddington.com/gb/home/

Publisher

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

28th August 2014

ISBN

9780007584314

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