"A bear on Paddington Station?" said Mrs Brown in amazement. "Don’t be silly – there can’t be." The Browns first met Paddington on 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 his hat. The Browns soon find that Paddington is a very unusual bear. Ordinary things – like having a bath, travelling underground or going to the seaside become quite extraordinary, if a bear called Paddington is involved.
The classic novel about Paddington—who's now a major movie star! Paddington Bear had traveled all the way from Peru when the Browns first met him in Paddington Station. Since then, their lives have never been quite the same . . . for ordinary things become extraordinary when a bear called Paddington is involved. First published in 1958, A Bear Called Paddington is the first novel by Michael Bond, chronicling the adventures of this lovable bear. Paddington has charmed readers for generations with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures. This brand-new edition of the classic novel contains the original text by Michael Bond and illustrations by Peggy Fortnum.
Paddington Bear has been delighting adults and children alike with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures for over fifty years. To celebrate his enduring popularity, six best-loved classic picture books are brought together in one lavish volume, truly to be treasured. Paddington Bear had travelled all the way from Darkest Peru when the Brown family first met him on Paddington station. Since then their lives have never been quite the same...for ordinary things become quite extraordinary when a bear called Paddington is around. This sumptuous treasury brings together six of the most popular stories: Paddington Paddington at the Zoo Paddington at the Palace Paddington in the Garden Paddington and the Marmalade Maze Paddington the Artist.
The irresistible Paddington Bear, who was found on Paddington station, returns in this reissued novel, with a brand new cover design. Paddington has a knack for "smelling out things", and his sharp nose, supported by marmalade sandwiches, leads him into many adventures. Whether it's lending a paw to a famous Russian ballet dancer, or serving baked elastic instead of "Baked Alaska" this unforgettable bear is as trouble-prone and funny as ever! Stories of Paddington Bear have delighted children all over the world for fifty years.
Please look after this bear. Thank you. It was these words, written on the label round his neck, which made the Brown family decide to take the small brown bear home with them. They met him, incidentally, on Paddington station; he had travelled by himself all the way from Peru, with only a jar of his favourite marmalade to keep him going. The Browns soon found-as the reader will find-that Paddington is a very unusual bear. Although he tries his best to do the right things, he keeps making mistakes and causing confusion. He finds it hard to behave properly on the escalator, for instance, or in smart London shops. But everyone knows he is a very well-meaning bear, and Judy and Jonathan Brown do their best to save him from as many difficult incidents as possible. In spite of this however, Paddington lands himself in enough amusing situations to make a book filled with delightful unexpected episodes. Like Winnie the Pooh and Mary Plain, Paddington is a bear to remember. The author writes in a simple, straightforward style which younger children will find easy to read.
A funny, festive story about Paddington, the beloved, classic bear from darkest Peru. Now available in board book format - perfect for little hands! When the Browns take Paddington to the Christmas grotto at the local department store, their journey through the Winter Wonderland is full of unexpected surprises. But the best surprise is a present from Santa. After all, who else would find the perfect present for a bear like Paddington? Join Paddington on his festive adventure as he discovers why Santa Claus makes everyone's Christmas so special.
The circus comes to town, and Paddington and the Brown family are eager to check out the show. When a trapeze artist swings close by, Paddington becomes a star, just like the clown and acrobats! Paddington's circus debut makes this show a performance to remember. Michael Bond's beloved character, Paddington Bear, has warmed readers' hearts for over 50 years with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures. Illustrated by R. W. Alley, this newly repackaged edition of the classic picture book is the perfect introduction to Paddington Bear for young readers.
Three favourite stories of Paddington, the bear from Darkest Peru, brought together in one volume! This special edition brings together three favourite classic adventures - Paddington in the Garden, Paddington at the Carnival and Paddington and the Grand Tour. Whether he is gardening, walking along the canal, or seeing the sights of London - as always - there is never a dull moment when Paddington is around!
Three favourite stories of Paddington, the beloved classic bear from Darkest Peru, brought together in one volume. Paddington is now a major movie star!This special edition brings together three favourite classic adventures – Paddington Goes to Hospital, Paddington at the Circus and Paddington Goes for Gold.
The irresistible Paddington Bear, who was found on Paddington station, returns in this reissued novel, with a brand new cover design. "I'm not a foreigner," exclaimed Paddington hotly. 'I'm from Darkest Peru.' Paddington Bear always manages to find himself in tricky situations, sometimes extraordinary situations. Like the time he had a difficult encounter with a policeman or when he found himself in deep water with a newspaper reporter. But since arriving from his native Peru after an earthquake Paddington has always felt at home with the Brown family who found him on Paddington station. Until one day, a surprise visitor arrives at thirty-two Windsor Gardens. Is it time for Paddington to decide where 'home' really is? In 2008 Michael Bond's first novel featuring the adventures of Paddington Bear celebrated its fiftieth anniversary. Paddington's amazing ability to get into and out of trouble is at the heart of the countless stories that have been loved the world over ever since. However, it is many years since a new novel has been published, and in celebration of this landmark, Michael Bond has written the funniest and the most moving Paddington novel ever.
Paddington - the beloved, classic bear from Darkest Peru - is back in this fantastically funny, illustrated novel from master storyteller Michael Bond! "My legs are a bit short for the pole vault!" repeated Paddington hotly. "But they've always been that way." Somehow Paddington always manages to find himself in unusual situations. So it is no surprise when he gets into a spot of bother with some shaving cream, causes a London bus to be evacuated, and is mistaken for a famous Peruvian hurdler by a film crew. There's never a dull moment when a certain bear is around! Paddington Bear has been delighting adults and children alike with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures for over fifty years.
"Bears like Paddington are very rare," says Mrs Bird, "and a good thing too, or it would cost us a small fortune in marmalade." The Brown Family first met Paddington on a railway station - Paddington station, in fact - and now he is just another member of their family, if a slightly unusual one. As he 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.
Original adventures of the classic bear from Darkest Peru, soon to be a major movie star! Paddington is in charge of the "EYETINNERY" and, as Mrs Bird mutters darkly, "There's no knowing where we might end up." But Paddington is planning some very good holiday 'doings' indeed for the Browns. And he even becomes the only bear ever to ride in the famous Tour de France bicycle race! Paddington Bear has touched the hearts of adults and children worldwide with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures for more than fifty years.
New cover reissue of this funny picture book about Paddington, the beloved, classic bear from darkest Peru. When Mr Gruber takes Paddington to Buckingham Palace to watch the Changing of the Guard, there are so many people in the way he can't see a thing. But a mysterious someone "on high" comes to his rescue and Paddington has a very good idea who it might be! Here comes Paddington again and this time he is enjoying a day out in London. Young children will love this story featuring their favourite bear. With a simple text and delightful illustrations, this book is perfect for reading to the very young, or for children just learning to read for themselves.