Paddington at the Tower

Paddington at the Tower

Michael Bond

ISBN
9780008326074
Pub date
07/03/2019
Imprint
HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks
Binding
Paperback
Format
259x265mm
Extent
32 pages
Price
£6.99
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Book Overview


A hilarious story of everyone’s favourite bear, Paddington – now a major movie star!

When Paddington visits the Tower of London he makes sure he has enough marmalade sandwiches to sustain him – a whole suitcase in fact!

Unfortunately, it is not only bears who like sandwiches as Paddington is soon to discover…

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


  • ‘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