A Bear Called Paddington
Written by Michael Bond
Illustrated by Peggy Fortnum
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One of our Books of the Year 2014 The classic story of Paddington Bear, so called because the Brown family first meet him on Paddington Station and decide to take him home. Paddington Bear has travelled all the way from Darkest Peru with a label round his neck that reads: “Please Look After This Bear”. Paddington Bear is a most delightful companion but he is not exactly house-trained and having him living with them brings the Browns all sorts of adventures. Stephen Fry reads the accompanying CD brilliantly.
The Good Book Guide Review. Stories about Paddington Bear's attempts to be helpful - which always end in disaster.
~ The Good Book Guide
A Bear Called Paddington by Michael Bond
A new edition and CD pack.
"A bear on Paddington Station?" said Mrs Brown in amazement. "Don't be silly - there can't be." The original story of Paddington, the classic bear from Darkest Peru, read by Stephen Fry. The Browns first meet Paddington on a railway station - Paddington station, in fact. He has travelled all the way from Darkest Peru with only a jar of marmalade, a suitcase and his hat. The Browns soon find that Paddington is a very unusual bear. Ordinary things - like having a bath, travelling underground or going to the seaside become quite extraordinary, if a bear called Paddington is involved.
Paddington will come to our cinema screens in time for Christmas 2014. David Heyman, best known for his work with Harry Potter, will produce this major new release which sees Nicole Kidman join a stellar British cast including Hugh Bonneville, Peter Capaldi and Sally Hawkins. See the trailer on www.paddington.com
Praise for the Paddington series: '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
Interest Age: From 7
More books by Michael Bond
HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
30th June 2016
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