Paddington Here and Now

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    • £5.99

    • £5.99

Publisher Description

Paddington – the beloved, classic bear from Darkest Peru – is back in this fantastically funny, brand new novel from master storyteller Michael Bond!

'I'm not a foreigner,' exclaimed Paddington hotly. 'I'm from Darkest Peru.'

READ BY STEPHEN FRY!! 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. Then 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 will celebrate 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.

About the author

Michael Bond was born in Newbury, Berkshire on 13 January 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 2015, Michael was awarded a CBE for his services to children’s literature, to add to the OBE he received in 1997. Michael died in 2017, leaving behind one of the great literary legacies of our time.

GENRE
Kids & Young Adults
NARRATOR
SF
Stephen Fry
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
02:54
hr min
RELEASED
2009
1 August
PUBLISHER
HarperCollins
SIZE
133
MB

Customer Reviews

lis1326 ,

Paddington Here and Now

The first audio book I bought for my 5 year old son. He absolutely loves it and has now become a massive Paddington fan, he evens whats to dress up as Paddington on World Book day!! Highly recommend and for £1.95 it's a bargin.

EllaBoo ,

Wonderful

Paddington is wonderful. Takes me back to my childhood and the perfect audiobook for any child nowadays as well. Stephen Fry reads Paddington so beautifully...I wish he'd do more!!

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