Paddington at the Tower by Michael Bond
  

Paddington at the Tower

Written by Michael Bond
Illustrated by R. W. Alley

Synopsis

Paddington at the Tower by Michael Bond

The irresistible, classic bear from Darkest Peru, who was found on Paddington station, causes havoc while out sight-seeing! When Paddington visits the Tower of London he makes sure he has enough marmalade sandwiches to sustain him - a whole suitcase in fact! Unfortunately, it is not only bears who like sandwiches as Paddington is soon to discover...

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Praise for the Paddington series:

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





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

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 3 to 6 years

Author

Michael Bond
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Author's Website

www.paddington.com/gb/home/

Publisher

HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

9th June 2011

ISBN

9780007341412


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