Author(s): Michael Bond
Unabridged and illustrated in glorious full-colour throughout, this exquisite slipcased gift edition of the original story of Paddington, the classic bear from Darkest Peru, is truly to be treasured!
Praise for Paddington's Finest Hour:"...a delight throughout..." Financial TimesPraise for Love From Paddington:"...a jolly ride through the best of the Paddington tales" The Times"...a delightful collection..." Sunday ExpressPraise for the Paddington series:`I've always had great respect for Paddington...He is a British institution.' Stephen Fry`Paddington has joined Pooh as one of the great bears of English children's literature.' The Teacher`Michael Bond's accident-prone bear...has become one of the most enduring of children's characters.' The Bookseller
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.