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Paddington Turns Detective and Other Funny Stories

Written by Michael Bond

Illustrated by Peggy Fortnum

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

Book Information

ISBN: 9780008279813
Publication date: 22nd February 2018
Author: Michael Bond
Illustrator: Peggy Fortnum
Publisher: HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 96 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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