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Paddington Funny Story Collection

By Michael Bond, Illustrated by Peggy Fortnum

Paddington Bear has been delighting adults and children alike with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures for more than sixty years. To celebrate his enduring popularity, six bestselling classic paperback novels are brought together in this special slipcase edition. Paddington is now a major movie star!

Paddington Bear had travelled all the way from Darkest Peru when the Brown family first met him on Paddington station. Since then their lives have never been quite the same . . . for things just seem to happen to Paddington. Wherever there is excitement to be found, whether a flooded bathroom, a DIY disaster or a kitchen calamity, Paddington is never far from the scene!

Set includes:
• A Bear Called Paddington
• More About Paddington
• Paddington Helps Out
• Paddington Goes to Town
• Paddington Here and Now
• Paddington’s Finest Hour

Format: Other Format
Ageband: from 7
Release Date: 01 Sep 2022
Pages: 928
ISBN: 978-0-00-854852-0
Price: £41.94 (Export Price) , £41.94
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