Paddington on Top (#10)

Author(s): Michael Bond

Classics

The irresistible Paddington Bear, who was found on Paddington station, returns in this reissued novel, with a brand new cover design. Up until now, Paddington has managed to avoid school. But the Inspector himself catches up with him and packs him off. After one day, even the teacher wonders whether there is anything he can teach a certain bear from Darkest Peru. And when it comes to dancing the rumba as always, Paddington takes the cake! Stories of Paddington Bear have delighted children all over the world for more than fifty years.


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The irresistible Paddington Bear, who was found on Paddington station, returns in this reissued novel, with a brand new cover design. Up until now, Paddington has managed to avoid school. But the Inspector himself catches up with him and packs him off. After one day, even the teacher wonders whether there is anything he can teach a certain bear from Darkest Peru. And when it comes to dancing the rumba as always, Paddington takes the cake! Stories of Paddington Bear have delighted children all over the world for fifty years. Key title / High profile relaunch to coincide with Paddington's 50th Anniversary, 2008 / Cover redesign in classic style / Original illustrations by Peggy Fortnum / With sticky sandwiches and hilarious misadventures, it's no wonder that Paddington is everyone's favourite bear. / Paddington is a classic children's character, instantly recognisable and loved by adults and children all over the world. / Enormous quantities of merchandise are widely available. / Paddington helped the Queen celebrate her 80th birthday in 2006, generating much publicity and awareness. / Competition: Winnie-the-Pooh

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.

General Fields

  • : 9780006753773
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : HarperCollins Children's Books
  • : April 1999
  • : 197 x 130mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : August 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : illustrations
  • : 144pp
  • : Peggy Fortnum
  • : Paperback
  • : Michael Bond