A Bear Called Paddington (Paddington book 1)
In 1958, the story of a little bear found in London’s Paddington Station wearing the sign Please look after this bear” was first published and has been beloved by children around the world ever since. At the time of its publication, one reviewer said, It should be compulsory reading for all... show more
In 1958, the story of a little bear found in London’s Paddington Station wearing the sign Please look after this bear” was first published and has been beloved by children around the world ever since. At the time of its publication, one reviewer said, It should be compulsory reading for all children from six to sixty.” This deluxe anniversary edition includes full-color art throughout by the original artist, Peggy Fortnum.
Publish date: October 27th 2008
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children
Pages no: 144
Edition language: English
Series: Paddington Bear (#1)
My spouse was throwing out the books we had for our kids quite some time ago. I guess she figured we'd never get the chance to read them to our grandson. Perhaps not. Whatever, I snagged a few before I took the rest to church to be sold at the annual church "Faire". Ordinarily, I don't read dead-tre...
For more reviews, check out blog, Craft-CycleI just recently watched the newest film adaptation of Paddington's story, so I figured it was time to re-read the book as well.A fun account of Paddington's misadventures. This is a hilarious book that is also heart warming. Each chapter describes a diffe...
I picked this one up because Paddington was the answer to one of our trivia night questions. I missed this one and realized I didn't know anything about Paddington beyond darkest Peru, marmalade sandwiches and the train station. It's a marshmallow book (sweet and light). Each chapter reads almost ...
Paddington bear was found in a London train station with a note around his neck saying, "Please look after this bear, thank you." The Browns just couldn't pass by and do nothing, so they took him home, not realizing that things would never be the same. Paddington was a sweet bear and he tried to do ...
This book is about a young bear traveling from the Darkest Peru to find someone to watch over him. His original name was one that no one was able to understand. So when the Brown family met him at the Paddington station, they ironically named him Paddington. This book is great for older elementary g...