Michael Bond, R W Alley

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The picture book edition telling the story of Paddington Bear's arrival and adoption by the Brown family. 


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Paddington is an illustrated book and features the illustrations of . It was written for young readers to enjoy. The book includes the fictional characters Bear and Paddington Bear.

Tags: Bear, Bears and fictional character

This book contains the following story:

A Bear Called Paddington

"A bear? On Paddington station?" Mrs Brown looked at her husband in amazement. "Don't be silly, Henry. There can't be!"

Paddington Bear first meets the Brown family at a railway station – Paddington Station, having travelled all the way from Darkest Peru with only a jar of marmalade, a suitcase and a label reading ‘Please look after this bear’. Without further ado, Mr and Mrs Brown welcome the adventurous bear into their family, and in honour of their meeting place they name him Paddington. The Browns soon discover that Paddington is a most unusual bear, for ordinary things – like having a bath – become quite extraordinary when a bear called Paddington is around!

This book features the following character:

Paddington Bear

Paddington Bear is from Darkest Peru where he was raised by his Aunt Lucy. He now lives in Windsor Gardens, London with the Brown Family where he manages to get into lots of scrapes.

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