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Michael Bond

  • 5 stars across 109 books
    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.
    22nd February 2018

    Paddington Turns Detective and Other Funny Stories

    Three classic Paddington Bear stories, by beloved author Michael Bond, are brought together for the first time in this... More

    (9 reviews)
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    3rd November 2003

    A Bear Called Paddington

    To celebrate Paddington Bear's 60th birthday in 2018 this hilarious classic novel from master storyteller Michael Bond... More

    (6 reviews)
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    28th January 2016

    Paddington at the Rainbow's End

    Paddington is introduced to younger readers in this pre-school picture book, starring one of the world's best-loved ch... More

    (5 reviews)
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    1st October 2009

    Paddington and the Christmas Surprise

    A funny, festive miniature hardback picture book about Paddington, the beloved, classic bear from darkest Peru. The perf... More

    (4 reviews)
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    22nd June 2016

    Olga da Polga

    Olga da Polga has left the pet shop to start a new life with her owners. Her home is now a large and airy hutch and it's... More

    (4 reviews)
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    25th January 2010

    Paddington the Artist

    READ AND PERFORMED BY JIM BROADBENT. When Mr Gruber shows Paddington an outdoor painting exhibition he is inspired to ... More

    (3 reviews)
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    8th October 2015

    Love from Paddington

    Sealed with a sticky paw! First class correspondence from the nation's favourite bear, Paddington - now a major movie ... More

    (3 reviews)
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    1st October 2007

    Paddington

    The classic story of everyone's favourite bear - Paddington! Join Paddington and the Browns as they start their adventur... More

    (2 reviews)
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    25th August 2014

    Favourite Paddington Stories

    Three favourite stories of Paddington, the beloved classic bear from Darkest Peru, brought together in one volume. Pad... More

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    9th June 2011

    Paddington at the Tower

    The irresistible, classic bear from Darkest Peru, who was found on Paddington station, causes havoc while out sight-se... More

    (2 reviews)
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