Best-loved Paddington Stories

Best-loved Paddington Stories

Michael Bond

ISBN
9780008245030
Pub date
01/06/2017
Imprint
HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks
Binding
Paperback
Format
259x265mm
Extent
96 pages
Price
£10.99
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Book Overview


Three favourite stories of Paddington, the beloved classic bear from Darkest Peru, brought together in one volume. Paddington is now a major movie star!

This special edition brings together three favourite classic adventures – Paddington Goes to Hospital, Paddington at the Circus and Paddington Goes for Gold.

About the author


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.

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