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Paddington in the Garden

Written by Michael Bond

Illustrated by R. W. Alley

Paddington in the Garden Synopsis

A funny picture book about Paddington, the beloved, classic bear from darkest Peru - soon to be a major movie star! For Paddington, one of the nicest things about being a bear and living with the Brown family is being able to share their lovely garden. But gardens don't just happen, and the one at number thirty-two Windsor Gardens keeps the whole family busy, so Paddington is only too pleased to lend a paw when they give him a chance. He may not have `green fingers', but the fact that paws and marmalade are never far apart leads to some unexpectedly colourful results during National Garden Week!

Paddington in the Garden Press Reviews

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

Book Information

ISBN: 9780007123162
Publication date: 2nd June 2008
Author: Michael Bond
Illustrator: R. W. Alley
Publisher: HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 32 pages

About Michael Bond

Michael Bond was born in Newbury, Berkshire on 13 January 1926 and educated at Presentation College, Reading. He served in the Royal Air Force and the British Army before working as a cameraman for BBC TV for 19 years. In 2015, Michael was awarded a CBE for his services to children's literature, to add to the OBE he received in 1997. Michael died in 2017, leaving behind one of the great literary legacies of our time.

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