Paddington Movie - Paddington: the Story of the Movie by Jeanne Willis
  

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The film of Paddington ™ brings new stories about the favourite bear from Peru. In this book version Jeanne Willis brilliantly captures the exciting new adventures that Paddington is drawn into. On arrival in London Paddington is found and taken home by the Brown family. But, at the same time, he is noticed by Millicent who has a much more sinister motive for taking an interest in the small, lonely bear. Millicent is a taxidermist at the Natural History Museum and she is sure Paddington would make a great addition to her stuffed animal collection. Can Paddington avoid such a bleak future? ~ Julia Eccleshare

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Paddington Movie - Paddington: the Story of the Movie by Jeanne Willis

The original story of the movie is retold by the brilliant children's author Jeanne Willis.

This is the official novelisation of the amazing new movie story. Follow the action and fun as Paddington arrives in London, meets the Brown family and gets involved in lots of exciting adventures. Cracking but don't forget to read the original books too by Michael Bond.

Reviews

Praise for the Paddington series:

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

‘Paddington has joined Pooh as one of the great bears of English children’s literature.’ The
Teacher

‘Michael Bond’s accident-prone bear…has become one of the most enduring of children’s

About the Author

Jeanne Willis

Jeanne Willis was born in St Albans and trained as an advertising copywriter at Watford College. She worked for various agencies creating press adverts and TV, cinema and radio commercials. She is now a full-time writer. Jeanne Willis is one of the most successful children’s picture book authors in the UK. She wrote her first book aged five - a slim volume about cats and stitchd together with a painfullly blunt needle so that it looked like a 'real' book. After that, there was no turning back. Having been fired from her Saturday job selling cowboy boots in the Kings Road for chewing gum, and after a brief career as a reptile vet's assistant, she worked as a copywirter and had her first picture book published at the age of 21 (which she wrote whilst pretending to be busy creating adverts for cognac) and has now written over eighty titles. She has won numerous awards, including the Children's Book Award, the Silver Smarties Prize and has been shortlisted for the Whitbread Award. She has written Who’s in the Loo? which won the Red House Children’s Book Award. Her hobbies include gardening, reading (nonfiction), natural history and collecting caterpillars. Jeanne has also worked on scripts for TV, including Polly Pocket and The Slow Norris, and a pilot TV series for Dr Xargle. She lives in North London with her husband and two children.

Photo credit: Justine Stoddart

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Format

Paperback
176 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Jeanne Willis
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Author's Website

jeannewillis.com/

Publisher

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

6th November 2014

ISBN

9780007592753

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