A Bear Called Paddington Collector's Edition by Michael Bond
  

A Bear Called Paddington Collector's Edition

Written by Michael Bond
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Part of the Paddington Series

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A Bear Called Paddington Collector's Edition by Michael Bond

This exquisite collector's edition, celebrates the original, 1958, edition of the best-loved story of Paddington, the classic bear from Darkest Peru, now a major movie star. A bear? On Paddington station? Mrs Brown looked at her husband in amazement. Don't be silly, Henry. There can't be! Paddington Bear had travelled all the way from Darkest Peru when the Brown family first met him on Paddington station. Since then their lives have never been quite the same... for ordinary things become quite extraordinary when a bear called Paddington is involved.

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'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

Hardback
128 pages

Author

Michael Bond
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Author's Website

www.paddington.com/gb/home/

Publisher

HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

8th October 2015

ISBN

9780008154011


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