Paddington is the famous bear from darkest Peru. This edition contains the first two stories about him, entitled "A Bear Called Paddington" and "More About Paddington".
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Michael Bond was born in Newbury, Berkshire in 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 1997, he was awarded an OBE for his services to children’s literature.
Peggy Fortnum was born in 1919 in Harrow, England, the youngest of six children. She graduated from the Central School of Art in London after the war interrupted her studies at Tunbridge Wells Art School, then worked as an art teacher, painter and textile designer before becoming a full-time book illustrator.From the Back Cover:
A SPECIAL EDITION OF THE FIRST TWO PADDINGTON BOOKS
A BEAR CALLED PADDINGTON
The Browns first meet Paddington Bear at a railway station – Paddington Station in fact. He has travelled all the way from Darkest Peru with only a jar of marmalade, a suitcase and his hat. The Browns soon find that Paddington is a very unusual bear.
MORE ABOUT PADDINGTON
When Paddington attempts home decorating, detective work and photography, the Browns start to realise that Paddington causes his own particular brand of chaos.
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Book Description Collins. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0001821504 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW4.0000040