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A Bear Called Paddington
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A Bear Called Paddington Hardcover - 2014

by Michael Bond; Peggy Fortnum (Illustrator)

Paddington first charmed American audiences 40 years ago. Now a new generation will be won over by Paddington's particular brand of preposterous humor and gentle satire. Illustrations.


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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.

From the rear cover

The stories of Paddington Bear have delighted children all around the world for over 50 years.

"A bear? In Paddington Station?"
Mrs. Brown looked at her husband in amazement.
"Don't be silly, Henry. There can't be!"

Paddington Bear had just traveled all the way from Peru when the Brown family first met him in Paddington Station. Since then, their lives have never been quite the same . . . for ordinary things become extraordinary when Paddington is involved.

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  • Title A Bear Called Paddington
  • Author Michael Bond; Peggy Fortnum (Illustrator)
  • Series Paddington
  • Binding Hardcover
  • Pages 176
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher HarperCollins
  • Date 2014-07-22
  • Illustrated Yes
  • ISBN 9780062312181 / 0062312189
  • Weight 0.5 lbs (0.23 kg)
  • Dimensions 7.9 x 5.2 x 0.7 in (20.07 x 13.21 x 1.78 cm)
  • Ages 07 to 10 years
  • Grade levels 2 - 5
  • Reading level 750
  • Themes
    • Cultural Region: British
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 2013956796
  • Dewey Decimal Code FIC

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Citations

  • Entertainment Weekly, 11/14/2014, Page 110
  • School Library Journal, 01/01/2015, Page 61
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