Paddington Little Library by Michael Bond
  

Paddington Little Library

Written by Michael Bond
Illustrated by R. W. Alley

3+ readers   Baby and Toddler   
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Four delightful little Paddington Bear tales that are just the ticket to introduce young book lovers to this irresistible little bear. The books include Paddington: The Arrival, Paddington: Goes Shopping, Paddington: at the Seaside and Paddington:at Home. Each little board book contains beautiful, colourful illustrations by R.W. Alley and have rounded corners so are gentle and easy on little hands (and mouths).

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Paddington Little Library by Michael Bond

Four fun books about everyone's favourite classic bear, Paddington - now a major movie star - in one little library! Learn all about the nation's favourite bear, Paddington - now a major movie star - in these four mini board books packaged together in an attractive slipcase. Find out how Paddington travelled all the way from Peru to London and met the Brown family, and follow him through a his hilariously action-packed days. These funny stories are perfect for the youngest of Paddington fans to take out and about and enjoy wherever they go.

The books included are:

Paddington - The Arrival

Paddington at Home

Paddington at the Seaside

Paddington Goes Shopping

Paddington’s profile sky-rocketed when the Paddington movie hit cinemas in 2014 (StudioCanal, director Paul King and producer David Heyman). The film starred Nicole Kidman, Hugh Bonneville, Julie Waters and Peter Capaldi, with Ben Whishaw as the voice of Paddington, and hit Number 1 in the UK Box Office, and was also nominated for two BAFTAs.

Reviews

'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

Board book
Contains 4 Board books
48 pages

Author

Michael Bond
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Author's Website

www.paddington.com/gb/home/

Publisher

HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

6th October 2016

ISBN

9780008195809

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