Paddington and the Christmas Surprise

Paddington and the Christmas Surprise

Michael Bond

ISBN
9780007312634
Pub date
01/10/2009
Imprint
HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks
Binding
Hardback
Format
A4 153x156mm
Extent
32 pages
Price
£5.99
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Book Overview


A funny, festive miniature hardback picture book about Paddington, the beloved, classic bear from darkest Peru. The perfect Christmas stocking filler!

When the Browns take Paddington to the Christmas grotto at the local department store, their journey through the Winter Wonderland is full of unexpected surprises. But the best surprise is a present from Santa. After all, who else would find the perfect present for a bear like Paddington?

Join Paddington on his festive adventure as he discovers why Santa Claus makes everyone’s Christmas so special.

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 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