Paddington at the Zoo

Paddington at the Zoo

Michael Bond

ISBN
9780008326050
Pub date
07/03/2019
Imprint
HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks
Binding
Paperback
Format
259x265mm
Extent
24 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 zoo, he takes enough marmalade sandwiches with him to last all day. However, he is none too pleased when he realises how popular they are with the zoo’s inhabitants!

Stories of Paddington Bear have delighted children all over the world for more than sixty years.

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