Paddington Turns Detective and Other Funny Stories

Written by Michael Bond

Illustrated by Peggy Fortnum

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Three classic Paddington Bear stories, by beloved author Michael Bond, are brought together for the first time in this special collection for World Book Day 2018.

Paddington Turns Detective and Other Funny Stories Synopsis

Three classic Paddington Bear stories, by beloved author Michael Bond, are brought together for the first time in this special collection for World Book Day 2018. Nothing is ever straightforward when Paddington is involved. Whether he is attempting detective work, helping to sail a boat or performing magic, ordinary things have a habit of becoming quite extraordinary! Laugh out loud with everyone's favourite bear from Darkest Peru!

Paddington Turns Detective and Other Funny Stories Press Reviews

Praise for Paddington's Finest Hour:

...a delight throughout... Financial Times

Praise for Love From Paddington:

...a jolly ride through the best of the Paddington tales The Times

...a delightful collection... Sunday Express

Praise for the Paddington series:

`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: 9780008279806
Publication date: 22/02/2018
Publisher: HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780008279806
Publication date: 22nd February 2018
Author: Michael Bond
Illustrator: Peggy Fortnum
Publisher: HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 96 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers
Genres: Classic Fiction
Recommendations: eBooks

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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