The Complete Adventures of Paddington

The Complete Adventures of Paddington

Michael Bond

ISBN
9780008310592
Pub date
01/11/2018
Imprint
HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks
Binding
Hardback
Format
221x286mm
Extent
608 pages
Price
£40.00
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Book Overview


Celebrate Paddington’s 60th Anniversary with this exquisite volume, bringing together all fifteen of the classic novels about the much-loved bear from Darkest Peru.

Paddington Bear has been delighting adults and children alike with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures for over sixty years. To celebrate his enduring popularity, the complete collection of fifteen novels are brought together for the very first time in this beautifully illustrated keepsake book. A must-have for readers everywhere, to be treasured from generation to generation.

This very special treasury contains:

A Bear Called Paddington
More About Paddington
Paddington Helps Out
Paddington Abroad
Paddington at Large
Paddington Marches On
Paddington at Work
Paddington Goes to Town
Paddington Takes the Air
Paddington on Top
Paddington Takes the Test
Paddington Here and Now
Paddington Races Ahead
Love from Paddington
Paddington’s Finest Hour

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