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Paddington's Adventures

Written by Michael Bond

Illustrated by Peggy Fortnum

Paddington's Adventures Synopsis

To celebrate Paddington Bear's 60th birthday in 2018 this volume of hilarious classic stories from master storyteller Michael Bond has been given a fresh new look. Paddington is now a major movie star! I do wish I could see into Paddington's mind, said Mrs Brown, I know something's going on. I can recognise the signs. When the Brown family find Paddington on Paddington station, their lives are soon changed forever... for whether he is taking an interest in detective work, learning to sew or ballroom dancing - extraordinary things just seem to happen to a bear called Paddington.... Three favourite Paddington stories - Paddington Goes to Town, Paddington Takes the Air and Paddington on Top are brought together in this hilarious classic collection. For sixty years, Paddington Bear has touched the hearts of adults and children worldwide with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures.

Paddington's Adventures Press Reviews

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 Michael Bond is a national treasure. - The Telegraph

Book Information

ISBN: 9780007560967
Publication date: 19th May 2014
Author: Michael Bond
Illustrator: Peggy Fortnum
Publisher: HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 480 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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