"Bears like Paddington are very rare," says Mrs Bird, "and a good thing too, or it would cost us a small fortune in marmalade." Classic adventures of the bear from Darkest Peru. As Paddington says himself, "Things happen to me - I'm that sort of bear." With his attempts at home decorating, detective work and photography, the Brown family soon find that Paddington causes his own particular brand of chaos.
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The stories of Paddington Bear have delighted children all around the world for over 50 years.
"Bears like Paddington are very rare," said Mrs. Bird, "and a good thing, too, or it would cost us a small fortune in marmalade."
It's a good thing for lots of reasons that bears like Paddington are rare. Whether it is his attempts at home decorating, detective work, or photography, this bear causes his own special brand of chaos.About the Author:
Michael Bond was born in Newbury, Berkshire on 13 January 1926 and attended 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 the OBE for his services to children's literature.
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Book Description A DELL Yearling Book, 1971. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Peggy Fortnum (illustrator). book. Bookseller Inventory # M0006704298