Paddington Bear has been delighting adults and children alike with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures for over fifty years. Now four of the best-loved classic London picture books are brought together in one volume.
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 fun-filled treasury brings together four of Paddington hilarious London-based picture book adventures for the first time.
Paddington at the Zoo
Paddington at the Palace
Paddington and the Marmalade Maze
Paddngton and the Grand Tour
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.