The irresistible Paddington Bear, who was found in Paddington station, returns in this reissued novel, with a brand-new cover design.
'Even Paddington can't come to much harm in half an hour,' said Mrs Brown optimistically. But who else other than Paddington could hang Mr Curry's lawnmower from a treetop or set Father Christmas' beard on fire?
"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)