Paddington's Cookery Book by Michael Bond


Paddington's Cookery Book by Michael Bond

Get your paws sticky with Paddington in this fun-filled family cook book! From bear-shaped cookies to marmalade sausages, with treats from around the world, there is something for everyone in this unique collection of recipes. The perfect gift for Paddington fans of all ages! Paddington has collected together all of his favourite recipes in this wonderful family cookbook. Try your paw at bear-faced party pizzas, sticky marmalade sausages, fizzy jelly, Aunt Lucy's guacamole, Mr Gruber's chicken paprika and Mrs Bird's beef stew. Packed full of anecdotes of Paddington's own hilarious kitchen experiences, along with memories of sampling various dishes, this book is every bit as fun to read as it is instructional! Tie on your apron, and get stuck in!


Praise for the Paddington series: 'I've always had great respect for Paddington... He is a British institution.

'Paddington has joined Pooh as one of the great bears of English children's literature.'

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

About the Author

Michael Bond

Michael Bond was born in Newbury, Berkshire, England on 13th January 1926. 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
Interest Age: From 4


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Publication date

27th October 2011



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