A gorgeous little hardback edition of the classic story of the bear from Peru.
Paddington Bear first met the Brown family at a railway station – Paddington station, in fact. He had travelled all the way from Darkest Peru with only a jar of marmalade, a suitcase and a label reading ‘Please look after this bear’. Without further ado, Mr and Mrs Brown promptly welcomed the adventurous bear into their family, and in honour of their meeting place they named him Paddington.
The Browns soon discover that Paddington is a most unusual bear. Ordinary things – like having a bath – become quite extraordinary when a bear called Paddington is around.
Now this classic story is available as a charming miniature picture book edition.
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A delightfully illustrated new version of the original Paddington Bear story to celebrate its fortieth birthday. Forty years ago, a small bear from darkest Peru set out on an adventure. Carrying a battered suitcase containing several jars of marmalade and wearing a label round his neck that read "Please look after this bear", he stowed away on a ship bound for England. When he arrived at Paddington Station, the little bear was discovered by Mr and Mrs Brown who immediately christened him Paddington after the station and took him home with them. And there he has lived ever since. Paddington Bear continues to charm readers worldwide with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures. -- Philippa ReeceReview:
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
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Book Description HarperCollins Children's Books, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007277075
Book Description HarperCollins Children's Books, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0007277075