Paddington by Michael Bond
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Bringing together three favourite novels about Paddington, the beloved, classic bear from Darkest Peru, in one bumper paperback volume. "I do wish I could see into Paddington's mind," said Mrs Brown, "I know something's going on. I can recognise the signs." When the Brown family find Paddington on Paddington station, their lives are soon changed forever...for whether he is taking an interest in detective work, learning to sew or ballroom dancing - extraordinary things just seem to happen to a bear called Paddington...Three favourite Paddington stories - Paddington Goes to Town, Paddington Takes the Air and Paddington on Top are brought together for the first time in this classic collection.
 

About Michael Bond

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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.
 
Published March 27, 2014 by HarperCollins Children's Books. 480 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The Bookbag

(Although when there's a bizarre mention of some old handcuffs belonging to the human son of the household, Jonathan, I began to have my doubts about him.) This collection, starting with Paddington Goes to Town, written ten years into the bear's written life, and completed with …Takes the Air an...

Nov 22 2014 | Read Full Review of Paddington: Paddington's Adve...

The Bookbag

(Although when there's a bizarre mention of some old handcuffs belonging to the human son of the household, Jonathan, I began to have my doubts about him.) This collection, starting with Paddington Goes to Town, written ten years into the bear's written life, and completed with …Takes the Air an...

Dec 29 2016 | Read Full Review of Paddington: Paddington's Adve...