Author(s): Michael Bond
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.
Praise for the Paddington series: 'I've always had great respect for Paddington... He is a British institution.' Stephen Fry 'Michael Bond's accident-prone bear...has become one of the most enduring of children's characters.' The Bookseller "Michael Bond is a national treasure." - The Telegraph
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.