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Paddington at the Rainbow’s End and Other Stories

By Michael Bond, Illustrated by R. W. Alley

Three favourite stories of Paddington, the beloved classic bear from Peru, are brought together in this entertaining concept book. Paddington is now a major movie star!

Paddington Bear has been delighting adults and children alike with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures for more than sixty years

Bringing together three simple concept-based stories, this funny book will delight the youngest of Paddington fans as they learn all about numbers, colours and shapes.

Find out what happens at the beach when ten hungry seagulls spot Paddington’s sandwiches, learn which colour Paddington likes best and join him on a surprising hunt for shapes!

The stories included are:
Paddington King of the Castle
Paddington at the Rainbow’s End
Paddington and the Disappearing Sandwich

Format: Paperback
Ageband: 1 to 3
Release Date: 03 Aug 2023
Pages: 80
ISBN: 978-0-00-860400-4
Price: £12.99 (Export Price) , £12.99, €None
Michael Bond was born in Newbury, Berkshire on 13th 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.

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 -

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