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Paddington Little Library

Written by Michael Bond

Illustrated by R. W. Alley

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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 Synopsis

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.

Paddington Little Library Press Reviews

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

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

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

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ISBN: 9780008195809
Publication date: 06/10/2016
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Board book

Book Information

ISBN: 9780008195809
Publication date: 6th October 2016
Author: Michael Bond
Illustrator: R. W. Alley
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Board book
Pagination: 48 pages
Suitable for: Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers

About 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. Michael Bond never thought of writing for children but, after producing a number of short stories and radio plays, his agent suggested that he adapt a television play for children. His first book, A ...

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