Author(s): Michael Bond
The irresistible Paddington Bear, who was found on 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?
In 1997, Michael Bond was awarded the OBE for his services to children's literature.
Michael Bond was born in Newbury, Berkshire on 13 January 1926 and attended 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 1997 he was awarded the OBE for his services to children's literature.