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To celebrate Paddington Bear's 60th birthday in 2018 this hilarious classic novel from master storyteller Michael Bond has been given a fresh new look. Paddington is now a major movie star! 'I'm not a foreigner,' exclaimed Paddington hotly. 'I'm from Darkest Peru.' Paddington has always felt at home with the Brown family. Then one day, a mysterious visitor arrives at number thirty-two Windsor Gardens. Is it time for Paddington to decide where 'home' really is? For nearly sixty years, Paddington Bear has touched the hearts of adults and children worldwide with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures.
|Publication date:||5th February 2009|
|Author:||Michael Bond, Peggy Fortnum|
|Illustrator:||R. W. Alley|
|Publisher:||HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
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.More About Michael Bond, Peggy Fortnum