Praise for the Paddington series:
'I've always had great respect for Paddington… He is a British institution.' Stephen Fry
“Michael Bond is a national treasure.” – The Telegraph
'Michael Bond's accident-prone bear…has become one of the most enduring of children's characters.' The Bookseller
Paddington – the beloved, classic bear from Darkest Peru – is back in this fantastically funny, brand new, 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 Bear 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. Will the chance of becoming a star of the screen take Paddington away from the Brown family of number 32 Windsor Gardens?
Paddington Bear has been delighting adults and children alike with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures for over fifty years.