'All this could be yours!' Paddington read on the glossy leaflet showing a large, sleek silver-grey car. It took him a long time to eat 15 packets of currants in order to enter the competition. And the Rolls-Royce he'd expected to win turned out to be one of 10,000 consolation prizes - a bookmark!
Then Paddington finds himself taking a driving test and, much to his amazement, is presented with a license allowing him to drive a rather unusual vehicle.
"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)