A brand new picture book starring Paddington, the classic bear from Darkest Peru, as he takes part in a local family sports event, with hilarious results! When Paddington attends a local family sports event with the Brown family, he can't wait to try his paw at as many activities as possible. But, as always, when Paddington is around, things do not quite go according to plan...with outrageously sticky results. And as Paddington soon finds out, it's not winning that counts, it's the taking part...Will Paddington go home with any prizes?
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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.Review:
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 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Hardcover. A brand new picture book starring Paddington, the classic bear from Darkest Peru, as he takes part in a local family sports event, with hilarious results! When Paddington attends a local .Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 32 pages. 0.502. Bookseller Inventory # 9780007427727
Book Description HarperCollins Children's Books, 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110007427727